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Psalms 94:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, That they are vanity.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they [are] vanity.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD knows the thoughts of man, That they are a [mere] breath.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they [are] vanity.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh, knoweth the plans of men, That, they, are a breath!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He knoweth the thoughts of man, that they [are] vanity.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord knoweth the thoughts of men, that they are vain.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man: that they [are] vanitie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord knows the thoughts of men, that they are vain.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh knoweth the thoughts of man, that they [are] vanity.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
knoweth 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the thoughts 4284
{4284} Prime
From H2803; a contrivance, that is, (concretely) a texture, machine, or (abstractly) intention, plan (whether bad, a plot; or good, advice).
of man, 120
{0120} Prime
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
that x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they x1992
(1992) Complement
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
[are] vanity. 1892
{1892} Prime
From H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 94:9-11.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 94:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 94:11

Thoughts — Yes, he knoweth all things, even the most secret things, as the thoughts of men; and in particular your thoughts; much more your practices.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 49:10-13 For he seeth [that] wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others. ... This their way [is] their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.
Job 11:11-12 For he knoweth vain men: he seeth wickedness also; will he not then consider [it]? ... For vain man would be wise, though man be born [like] a wild ass's colt.
Romans 1:21-22 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. ... Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
1 Corinthians 1:21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
1 Corinthians 1:25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
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This verse Ps 94:11, and Ps 93:7 and Jonah 2:8 all go together in condemning Philosophy and warning us that we think for ourselves to the jepardy of our lives, if believers, and our souls if not.
- reidh (12/13/2010 10:53:12 PM) []
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