PSALM 107:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.”

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Psalm 107:1 Translation & Meaning

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O give thanks הֹד֣וּ Physically, to throw (a stone, an arrow) at or away; especially to revere or worship (with extended hands); intensively, to bemoan (by wringing the hands) O give thanks
unto the Lord, לַיהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
for כִּי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
he is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
good: ט֑וֹב Good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) good
for כִּ֖י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
his mercy חַסְדּֽוֹ׃ Kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty mercy
endureth (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
for ever. לְעוֹלָ֣ם Properly, concealed, i.e., the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e., (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always ever

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  • 1  O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

  • 2  Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;

  • 3  And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.



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