PSALM 40:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.

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Psalm 40:3 Translation & Meaning

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And he hath put וַיִּתֵּ֬ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) put
a new חָדָשׁ֮ New new
song שִׁ֥יר A song; abstractly, singing song
in my mouth, בְּפִ֨י׀ The mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to mouth
even (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
praise תְּהִלָּ֪ה Laudation; specifically (concretely) a hymn praise
unto our God: לֵֽאלֹ֫הֵ֥ינוּ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
many רַבִּ֣ים Abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) many
shall see יִרְא֣וּ To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) see
it, (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
and fear, וְיִירָ֑אוּ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
and shall trust וְ֝יִבְטְח֗וּ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trust
in the Lord. בַּיהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 1  I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

  • 2  He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

  • 3  And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.

  • 4  Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

  • 5  Many, O Lord my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.



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