PSALM 36:12



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“There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be able to rise.”

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Psalm 36:12 Translation & Meaning

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There שָׁ֣ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence There
are the workers פֹּ֣עֲלֵי To do or make (systematically and habitually), especially to practise are workers
of iniquity אָ֑וֶן Strictly nothingness; also trouble, vanity, wickedness; specifically an idol iniquity
fallen: נָ֭פְלוּ To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fallen
they are cast down, דֹּ֝ח֗וּ To push down are cast down
and shall not וְלֹא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
be able יָ֥כְלוּ To be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might) able
to rise. קֽוּם׃ To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) rise

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  • 10  O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

  • 11  Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.

  • 12  There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be able to rise.

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