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Psalm 51

Psa. 51:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

Beholdw, I was shapen
chuwl (Hebrew #2342)
a primitive root; properly, to twist or whirl (in a circular or spiral manner), i.e. (specifically) to dance, to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) or fear; figuratively, to wait, to pervert
KJV usage: bear, (make to) bring forth, (make to) calve, dance, drive away, fall grievously (with pain), fear, form, great, grieve, (be) grievous, hope, look, make, be in pain, be much (sore) pained, rest, shake, shapen, (be) sorrow(-ful), stay, tarry, travail (with pain), tremble, trust, wait carefully (patiently), be wounded.
Pronounce: khool
Origin: or chiyl {kheel}
in iniquity
`avon (Hebrew #5771)
from 5753; perversity, i.e. (moral) evil
KJV usage: fault, iniquity, mischeif, punishment (of iniquity), sin.
Pronounce: aw-vone'
Origin: or oavown (2 Kings 7:9; Psalm 51:5 (7)) {aw-vone'}
; and in sin
chet' (Hebrew #2399)
a crime or its penalty
KJV usage: fault, X grievously, offence, (punishment of) sin.
Pronounce: khate
Origin: from 2398
did my mother
'em (Hebrew #517)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively (like 1)
KJV usage: dam, mother, X parting.
Pronounce: ame
Origin: a primitive word
yacham (Hebrew #3179)
probably to be hot; figuratively, to conceive
KJV usage: get heat, be hot, conceive, be warm.
Pronounce: yaw-kham'
Origin: a primitive root

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Ministry on This Verse

Heb. warm.
 The sin is traced to its origin and found to consist, not simply in sinful acts, but in a sinful nature. (Psalms 51 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.