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- Psalm 40:7
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,”
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Psalm 40:7 Translation & Meaning
What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance.
|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Then” ||אָ֣ז ||At that time or place; also as a conjunction, therefore ||Then |
|“said” ||אָ֭מַרְתִּי ||To say (used with great latitude) ||said |
|“I, Lo,” ||הִנֵּה ||Lo! || Lo |
|“I come:” ||בָ֑אתִי ||To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) || come |
|“in the volume” ||בִּמְגִלַּת ||A roll || volume |
|“of the book” ||סֵ֝֗פֶר ||Properly, writing (the art or a document); by implication, a book || book |
|“it is” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“written” ||כָּת֥וּב ||To grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) ||written |
|“of” ||עָלָֽי׃ ||Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications ||of |
|“me,” ||עָלָֽי׃ ||Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications ||me |
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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.
6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.
7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,
8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
9 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O Lord, thou knowest.
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