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Psalm 27

Psa. 27:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

When the wicked
ra`a` (Hebrew #7489)
properly, to spoil (literally, by breaking to pieces); figuratively, to make (or be) good for nothing, i.e. bad (physically, socially or morally)
KJV usage: afflict, associate selves (by mistake for 7462), break (down, in pieces), + displease, (be, bring, do) evil (doer, entreat, man), show self friendly (by mistake for 7462), do harm, (do) hurt, (behave self, deal) ill, X indeed, do mischief, punish, still, vex, (do) wicked (doer, -ly), be (deal, do) worse.
Pronounce: raw-ah'
Origin: a primitive root
, even mine enemies
tsar (Hebrew #6862)
from 6887; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, i.e. trouble); also a pebble (as in 6864); (transitive) an opponent (as crowding)
KJV usage: adversary, afflicted(-tion), anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe, narrow, small, sorrow, strait, tribulation, trouble.
Pronounce: tsar
Origin: or tsar {tsawr}
and my foes
'oyeb (Hebrew #341)
active participle of 340; hating; an adversary
KJV usage: enemy, foe.
Pronounce: o-yabe'
Origin: or (fully) owyeb {o-yabe'}
, βcame
qarab (Hebrew #7126)
to approach (causatively, bring near) for whatever purpose
KJV usage: (cause to) approach, (cause to) bring (forth, near), (cause to) come (near, nigh), (cause to) draw near (nigh), go (near), be at hand, join, be near, offer, present, produce, make ready, stand, take.
Pronounce: kaw-rab'
Origin: a primitive root
upon me to eat up
'akal (Hebrew #398)
to eat (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.
Pronounce: aw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
my flesh
basar (Hebrew #1320)
flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphem.) the pudenda of a man
KJV usage: body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-)kind, + nakedness, self, skin.
Pronounce: baw-sawr'
Origin: from 1319
, they stumbled
kashal (Hebrew #3782)
to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication, to falter, stumble, faint or fall
KJV usage: bereave (from the margin), cast down, be decayed, (cause to) fail, (cause, make to) fall (down, -ing), feeble, be (the) ruin(-ed, of), (be) overthrown, (cause to) stumble, X utterly, be weak.
Pronounce: kaw-shal'
Origin: a primitive root
and fell
naphal (Hebrew #5307)
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
KJV usage: be accepted, cast (down, self, (lots), out), cease, die, divide (by lot), (let) fail, (cause to, let, make, ready to) fall (away, down, -en, -ing), fell(-ing), fugitive, have (inheritance), inferior, be judged (by mistake for 6419), lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light (down), be (X hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present(-ed, -ing), (make to) rot, slay, smite out, X surely, throw down.
Pronounce: naw-fal'
Origin: a primitive root
approached against.

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Cross References

came upon.
Heb. approached against.

J. N. Darby Translation

When evil-doers, mine adversaries and mine enemiesf, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

JND Translation Notes

See Notes, Ps. 8.2.