Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Psalm 103:4

Psalm 103:4
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

1. “Who redeemeth thy life from destruction…”

a. [Who] redeemeth [Strong: 1350  ga'al gaw-al' a primitive root, to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.):--X in any wise, X at all, avenger, deliver, (do, perform the part of near, next) kinsfolk(-man), purchase, ransom, redeem(-er), revenger.]

b. [your] life [Strong: 2416 chay khah'-ee from 2412; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:--+ age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.]

c. [from] destruction [Strong: 7845 shachath shakh'-ath from 7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively, destruction:--corruption, destruction, ditch, grave, pit.]

2. “...who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;”

a. [who] crowneth [thee] [Strong: 5849 `atar aw-tar' a primitive root; to encircle (for attack or protection); especially to crown (literally or figuratively):--compass, crown.]

b. [with] lovingkindness [Strong: 2617 checed kheh'-sed from 2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty:--favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-)kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.]

c. [and] tender mercies [Strong: 7356 racham rakh'-am from 7355; compassion (in the plural); by extension, the womb (as cherishing the fetus); by implication, a maiden:-- bowels, compassion, damsel, tender love, (great, tender) mercy, pity, womb.]

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