PSALM 30:5



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“For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

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Psalm 30:5 Translation & Meaning

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For כִּ֤י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
his anger בְּאַפּוֹ֮ Properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire anger
endureth but (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
a moment; רֶ֨גַע׀ A wink (of the eyes), i.e., a very short space of time moment
in his favour בִּרְצ֫וֹנ֥וֹ Delight (especially as shown) favour
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
life: חַיִּ֪ים Alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively life
weeping בֶּ֗כִי A weeping; by analogy, a dripping weeping
may endure יָלִ֥ין To stop (usually over night); by implication, to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain) endure
for a night, בָּ֭עֶרֶב Dusk night
but joy רִנָּֽה׃ Properly, a creaking (or shrill sound), i.e., shout (of joy or grief) joy
cometh (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in the morning. וְלַבֹּ֥קֶר Properly, dawn (as the break of day); generally, morning morning

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  • 3  O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

  • 4  Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

  • 5  For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

  • 6  And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.

  • 7  Lord, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.

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