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Psalms 9:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The wicked shall be turned back unto Sheol, Even all the nations that forget God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The wicked shall be turned into hell, [and] all the nations that forget God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The wicked will return to Sheol, [Even] all the nations who forget God.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The wicked shall be turned into hell, [and] all the nations that forget God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The lawless, shall return, to hades, all nations forgetful of God.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The wicked do turn back to Sheol, All nations forgetting God.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The wicked shall be turned into hell, all the nations that forget God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The wicked shall be turned into hell, [and] all the nations that forget God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Let sinners be driven away into the grave{gr.Hades}, [even] all the nations that forget God.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The wicked shall be turned into hell, [and] all the nations that forget Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
shall be turned 7725
{7725} Prime
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
into hell, 7585
{7585} Prime
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
[and] all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the nations 1471
{1471} Prime
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
that forget 7913
{7913} Prime
From H7911; oblivious.
lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 9:17

_ _ shall be turned — or, “shall turn,” retreating under God’s vengeance, and driven by Him to the extreme of destruction, even hell itself. Those who forget God are classed with the depraved and openly profane.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 9:11-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 9:17

Forget — That do not regard God, nor his precepts, nor his threatenings and judgments.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The wicked:

Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Isaiah 3:11 Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Isaiah 5:14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.
Matthew 25:41-46 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: ... And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
Romans 2:8-9 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, ... Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
2 Thessalonians 1:7-9 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, ... Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
Revelation 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.


Psalms 44:17 All this is come upon us; yet have we not forgotten thee, neither have we dealt falsely in thy covenant.
Psalms 44:20 If we have forgotten the name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god;
Psalms 50:22 Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear [you] in pieces, and [there be] none to deliver.
Psalms 106:13 They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel:
Job 8:13 So [are] the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:
Jeremiah 2:32 Can a maid forget her ornaments, [or] a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.
Jeremiah 3:21 A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping [and] supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, [and] they have forgotten the LORD their God.
Jeremiah 13:25 This [is] thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Jeremiah 18:15 Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways [from] the ancient paths, to walk in paths, [in] a way not cast up;
Hosea 2:13 And I will visit upon her the days of Baalim, wherein she burned incense to them, and she decked herself with her earrings and her jewels, and she went after her lovers, and forgat me, saith the LORD.
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Jb 8:13. Ps 44:17, 20; 50:22; 106:13. Pv 14:32. Is 3:11; 5:14. Jr 2:32; 3:21; 13:25; 18:15. Ho 2:13. Mt 25:41. Ro 2:8. 2Th 1:7. Rv 20:15; 21:8.

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