PSALM 58:11



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“So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.”

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Psalm 58:11 Translation & Meaning

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So that a man אָ֭דָם Ruddy i.e., a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) man
shall say, וְיֹאמַ֣ר To say (used with great latitude) say
Verily אַךְ A particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only Verily
there is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
a reward פְּרִ֣י Fruit (literally or figuratively) reward
for the righteous: לַצַּדִּ֑יק Just righteous
verily אַ֥ךְ A particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only verily
he is יֵשׁ There is or are (or any other form of the verb to be, as may suit the connection) he is
a God אֱ֝לֹהִ֗ים 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
that judgeth שֹׁפְטִ֥ים To judge, i.e., pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate (literally or figuratively) judgeth
in the earth. בָּאָֽרֶץ׃ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth

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  • 9  Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

  • 10  The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

  • 11  So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.

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