PSALM 36:2

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful.”

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Psalm 36:2 Translation & Meaning

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For כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
he flattereth הֶחֱלִ֣יק To be smooth (figuratively); by implication (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate flattereth
himself in his own eyes, בְּעֵינָ֑יו An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) himself own eyes
until his iniquity עֲוֹנ֣וֹ Perversity, i.e., (moral) evil until iniquity
be found לִמְצֹ֖א Properly, to come forth to, i.e., appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e., find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present found
to be hateful. לִשְׂנֹֽא׃ To hate (personally) hateful

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  • 1  The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

  • 2  For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful.

  • 3  The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.

  • 4  He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.



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