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Psalms 76:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— When God arose to judgment, To save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When God arose to judgment, To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— When God rose up to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— When God rose up to judgment, To save all the oppressed of the earth. [Selah.]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In the rising of God to judgment, To save all the humble of earth. Selah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— When God arose in judgment, to save all the meek of the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When God arose to iudgement, to saue all the meeke of the earth. Selah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— when God arose to judgment, to save all the meek in heart. Pause.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— When Elohim arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When 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.
arose 6965
{6965} Prime
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
to judgment, 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
to save 3467
{3467} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be open, wide or free, that is, (by implication) to be safe; causatively to free or succor.
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
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 meek 6035
{6035} Prime
The second form is by intermixture with H6041; from H6031; depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly).
of the earth. 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Sel סֶלָה. 5542
{5542} Prime
From H5541; suspension (of music), that is, pause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 76:9

When God arose to judgment, to (f) save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

(f) To avenge the wrongs done to your Church.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 9:7-9 But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment. ... The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Psalms 72:4 He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
Psalms 82:2-5 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. ... They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
Isaiah 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Jeremiah 5:28 They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.

to save:

Psalms 25:9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Psalms 149:4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
Zephaniah 2:3 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.
Matthew 5:5 Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
1 Peter 3:4 But [let it be] the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, [even the ornament] of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
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Ps 9:7; 25:9; 72:4; 82:2; 149:4. Is 11:4. Jr 5:28. Zp 2:3. Mt 5:5. 1P 3:4.

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