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Psalms 89:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The north and the south, thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon rejoice in thy name.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The north and the south, You have created them; Tabor and Hermon shout for joy at Your name.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The north and the south, *thou* hast created them: Tabor and Hermon triumph in thy name.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The north and the south, Thou, didst create them,—Tabor and Hermon, with thy Name, shall shout for joy:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— North and south Thou hast appointed them, Tabor and Hermon in Thy name do sing.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The north and the sea thou hast created. Thabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The North and the South, thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall reioyce in thy Name.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou hast created the north and the west: Tabor{gr.Thabor} and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The north and the south thou hast created them: Tavor and Chermon shall rejoice in thy name.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The north 6828
{6828} Prime
From H6845; properly hidden, that is, dark; used only of the north as a quarter (gloomy and unknown).
and the south 3225
{3225} Prime
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
hast created 1254
{1254} Prime
A primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
them: Tvr תָּבוֹר 8396
{8396} Prime
From a root corresponding to H8406; broken region; Tabor, a mountain in Palestine, also a city adjacent.
and ermn חֶרמוֹן 2768
{2768} Prime
From H2763; abrupt; Chermon, a mount of Palestine.
shall rejoice 7442
{7442} Prime
A primitive root; properly to creak (or emit a stridulous sound), that is, to shout (usually for joy).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
in thy name. 8034
{8034} Prime
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 89:8-14.

Psalms 89:12

_ _ rejoice in thy name — praise Thy perfections by their very existence.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 89:5-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 89:12

Tabor — The several parts of the land of Canaan, both within Jordan, where mount Tabor is; and without it, where Hermon lies. Rejoice — Shall be fruitful and prosperous, and so give their inhabitants cause to rejoice. In — By thy favour.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 89:12

The north and the south thou hast created them: (k) Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.

(k) Tabor is a mountain west from Jerusalem, and Hermon to the East, so the prophet signifies that all parts and places of the world will obey God's power for the deliverance of his Church.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, [and] hangeth the earth upon nothing.


Joshua 19:22 And the coast reacheth to Tabor, and Shahazimah, and Bethshemesh; and the outgoings of their border were at Jordan: sixteen cities with their villages.
Judges 4:6 And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedeshnaphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the LORD God of Israel commanded, [saying], Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?
Judges 4:12 And they shewed Sisera that Barak the son of Abinoam was gone up to mount Tabor.


Psalms 133:3 As the dew of Hermon, [and as the dew] that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, [even] life for evermore.
Deuteronomy 3:8-9 And we took at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites the land that [was] on this side Jordan, from the river of Arnon unto mount Hermon; ... ([Which] Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion; and the Amorites call it Shenir;)
Joshua 12:1 Now these [are] the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east:


Psalms 65:12-13 They drop [upon] the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. ... The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Isaiah 35:1-2 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. ... It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, [and] the excellency of our God.
Isaiah 49:13 Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
Isaiah 55:12-13 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap [their] hands. ... Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign [that] shall not be cut off.
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Dt 3:8. Jsh 12:1; 19:22. Jg 4:6, 12. Jb 26:7. Ps 65:12; 133:3. Is 35:1; 49:13; 55:12.

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