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Psalms 94:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They break in pieces thy people, O Jehovah, And afflict thy heritage.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They crush Your people, O LORD, And afflict Your heritage.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thy heritage.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They crush thy people, O Jehovah, and afflict thine inheritance;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thy people, O Yahweh, they will crush, And, thine inheritance, tread down;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thy people, O Jehovah, they bruise, And Thine inheritance they afflict.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thy people, O Lord, they have brought low: and they have afflicted thy inheritance.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They breake in pieces thy people, O LORD: and afflict thine heritage.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They have afflicted thy people, O Lord, and hurt thine heritage.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They break in pieces thy people, O Yahweh, and afflict thine heritage.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They break in pieces 1792
{1792} Prime
A primitive root (compare H1794) to crumble; transitively to bruise (literally or figuratively).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
thy people, 5971
{5971} Prime
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and afflict 6031
{6031} Prime
A primitive root (possibly rather identical with H6030 through the idea of looking down or browbeating); to depress literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively (in various applications). (sing is by mistake for H6030.).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
thine heritage. 5159
{5159} Prime
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 94:5-6

_ _ thy people [and] thine heritage — are synonymous, the people being often called God’s heritage. As justice to the weak is a sign of the best government, their oppression is a sign of the worst (Deuteronomy 10:18; Isaiah 10:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 94:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 94:5

They (d) break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.

(d) Seeing the Church was then so sore oppressed, it ought not to seem strange to us, if we see it so now, and therefore we must call to God, to take our cause in hand.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 7:2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending [it] in pieces, while [there is] none to deliver.
Psalms 14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Psalms 44:22 Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.
Psalms 74:8 They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.
Psalms 74:19-20 O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude [of the wicked]: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever. ... Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
Psalms 79:2-3 The dead bodies of thy servants have they given [to be] meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth. ... Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem; and [there was] none to bury [them].
Psalms 79:7 For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his dwelling place.
Psalms 129:2-3 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. ... The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.
Isaiah 3:15 What mean ye [that] ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Isaiah 52:5 Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nought? they that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day [is] blasphemed.
Jeremiah 22:17 But thine eyes and thine heart [are] not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do [it].
Jeremiah 51:20-23 Thou [art] my battle axe [and] weapons of war: for with thee will I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms; ... I will also break in pieces with thee the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces captains and rulers.
Jeremiah 51:34 Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel, he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out.
Micah 3:2-3 Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones; ... Who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron.
Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.


Exodus 2:23-24 And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage. ... And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
Jeremiah 50:11 Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of mine heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;
Revelation 11:3 And I will give [power] unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.
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Ex 2:23. Ps 7:2; 14:4; 44:22; 74:8, 19; 79:2, 7; 129:2. Is 3:15; 52:5. Jr 22:17; 50:11; 51:20, 34. Mi 3:2. Rv 11:3; 17:6.

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