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Psalms 92:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The righteous shall flourish like the palm-tree: He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The righteous shall flourish like the palm-tree; he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The righteous shall shoot forth like a palm-tree; he shall grow like a cedar on Lebanon.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The righteous, like the palm-tree, shall thrive, Like the cedar in Lebanon, shall he grow;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The righteous as a palm-tree flourisheth, As a cedar in Lebanon he groweth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The righteous shal flourish like the palme tree: hee shall growe like a cedar in Lebanon.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The righteous shall flourish as a palm-tree: he shall be increased as the cedar in Lebanon{gr.Libanus}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Levanon.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The righteous 6662
{6662} Prime
From H6663; just.
shall flourish 6524
{6524} Prime
A primitive root; to break forth as a bud, that is, bloom; generally to spread; specifically to fly (as extending the wings); figuratively to flourish.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
like the palm tree: 8558
{8558} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be erect; a palm tree.
he shall grow 7685
{7685} Prime
A primitive root; to enlarge (especially upward, also figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
like a cedar 730
{0730} Prime
From H0729; a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots).
in Lvnn לְבָנוֹן. 3844
{3844} Prime
From H3825; (the) white mountain (from its snow); Lebanon, a mountain range in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 92:12-14

_ _ The vigorous growth, longevity, utility, fragrance, and beauty of these noble trees, set forth the life, character, and destiny of the pious;

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 92:7-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 92:12

Palm — tree — Which is constantly green and flourishing.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 92:12

The righteous shall (h) flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

(h) Though the faithful seem to whither and be cut down by the wicked, yet they will grow again and flourish in the Church of God as the cedars do in mount Lebanon.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 92:7 When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; [it is] that they shall be destroyed for ever:
Psalms 52:8 But I [am] like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
Isaiah 55:13 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.
Isaiah 65:22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree [are] the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Hosea 14:5-6 I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. ... His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.


Psalms 104:16 The trees of the LORD are full [of sap]; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
Psalms 148:9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
Amos 2:9 Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height [was] like the height of the cedars, and he [was] strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.
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1 Kings 4:33 And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that [is] in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
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1 Kings 6:29 And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without.
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1K 4:33; 6:29. Ps 52:8; 92:7; 104:16; 148:9. Is 55:13; 65:22. Ho 14:5. Am 2:9.

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