PSALM 36:8



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“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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Psalm 36:8 Translation & Meaning

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They shall be abundantly satisfied יִ֭רְוְיֻן To slake the thirst (occasionally of other appetites) abundantly satisfied
with the fatness מִדֶּ֣שֶׁן The fat; abstractly fatness, i.e., (figuratively) abundance; specifically the (fatty) ashes of sacrifices fatness
of thy house; בֵּיתֶ֑ךָ A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
and thou shalt make them drink תַשְׁקֵֽם׃ To quaff, i.e., (causatively) to irrigate or furnish a potion to make drink
of the river וְנַ֖חַל A stream, especially a winter torrent; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine) river
of thy pleasures. עֲדָנֶ֣יךָ Pleasure pleasures

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  • 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.

  • 9  For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

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

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