PSALM 36:6



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“Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O Lord, thou preservest man and beast.”

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Psalm 36:6 Translation & Meaning

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Thy righteousness צִדְקָֽתְךָ֙׀ Rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity) righteousness
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
like the great אֵ֗ל Strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity) like great
mountains; כְּֽהַרְרֵי A mountain mountains
thy judgments מִ֭שְׁפָּטֶיךָ Properly, a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly, justice, including a participant's right or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style judgments
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
a great רַבָּ֑ה Abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) great
deep: תְּה֣וֹם An abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean watersupply) deep
O Lord, יְהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God O Lord
thou preservest תוֹשִׁ֣יעַ Properly, to be open, wide or free, i.e., (by implication) to be safe; causatively, to free or succor preservest
man אָ֤דָֽם Ruddy i.e., a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) man
and beast. וּבְהֵמָ֖ה Properly, a dumb beast; especially any large quadruped or animal (often collective) beast

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

  • 5  Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

  • 6  Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O Lord, thou preservest man and beast.

  • 7  How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

  • 8  They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.

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