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Psalm 59

Psa. 59:12 KJV (With Strong’s)

Forn the sin
chatta'ah (Hebrew #2403)
from 2398; an offence (sometimes habitual sinfulness), and its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, or expiation; also (concretely) an offender
KJV usage: punishment (of sin), purifying(-fication for sin), sin(-ner, offering).
Pronounce: khat-taw-aw'
Origin: or chattacth {khat-tawth'}
of their mouth
peh (Hebrew #6310)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
KJV usage: accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment, assent, collar, command(-ment), X eat, edge, end, entry, + file, hole, X in, mind, mouth, part, portion, X (should) say(-ing), sentence, skirt, sound, speech, X spoken, talk, tenor, X to, + two-edged, wish, word.
Pronounce: peh
Origin: from 6284
and the words
dabar (Hebrew #1697)
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
KJV usage: act, advice, affair, answer, X any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, + chronicles, commandment, X commune(-ication), + concern(-ing), + confer, counsel, + dearth, decree, deed, X disease, due, duty, effect, + eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-)ness, + glory, + harm, hurt, + iniquity, + judgment, language, + lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, X ought, X parts, + pertaining, + please, portion, + power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, X (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, + sign, + so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, + song, speech, X spoken, talk, task, + that, X there done, thing (concerning), thought, + thus, tidings, what(-soever), + wherewith, which, word, work.
Pronounce: daw-baw'
Origin: from 1696
of their lips
saphah (Hebrew #8193)
probably from 5595 or 8192 through the idea of termination (compare 5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication, language; by analogy, a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.)
KJV usage: band, bank, binding, border, brim, brink, edge, language, lip, prating, ((sea-))shore, side, speech, talk, (vain) words.
Pronounce: saw-faw'
Origin: or (in dual and plural) sepheth {sef-eth'}
let them even be taken
lakad (Hebrew #3920)
to catch (in a net, trap or pit); generally, to capture or occupy; also to choose (by lot); figuratively, to cohere
KJV usage: X at all, catch (self), be frozen, be holden, stick together, take.
Pronounce: law-kad'
Origin: a primitive root
in their pride
ga'own (Hebrew #1347)
the same as 1346
KJV usage: arrogancy, excellency(-lent), majesty, pomp, pride, proud, swelling.
Pronounce: gaw-ohn'
Origin: from 1342
: and for cursing
'alah (Hebrew #423)
an imprecation
KJV usage: curse, cursing, execration, oath, swearing.
Pronounce: aw-law'
Origin: from 422
and lying
kachash (Hebrew #3585)
literally, a failure of flesh, i.e. emaciation; figuratively, hypocrisy
KJV usage: leanness, lies, lying.
Pronounce: kakh'-ash
Origin: from 3584
which they speak
caphar (Hebrew #5608)
properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e. (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e. celebrate
KJV usage: commune, (ac-)count; declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.
Pronounce: saw-far'
Origin: a primitive root

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Ministry on This Verse

For the.
Psa. 64:7‑8• 7But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.
8So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.
(Psa. 64:7‑8)
Psa. 79:12• 12And render unto our neighbors sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord. (Psa. 79:12)
Psa. 120:3‑4• 3What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?
4Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.
(Psa. 120:3‑4)
Psa. 140:9‑10• 9As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
10Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again.
(Psa. 140:9‑10)
Prov. 12:13• 13The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble. (Prov. 12:13)
Prov. 18:7• 7A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. (Prov. 18:7)
Matt. 12:36‑37• 36But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
37For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
(Matt. 12:36‑37)
Matt. 27:25,63• 25Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
63Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.
(Matt. 27:25,63)
 The words of their lips betray the pride of their hearts. Their profanity and deceit call aloud for a judgment that will make manifest that God rules in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. (Psalms 59 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lipsd, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.

JND Translation Notes

Or "[Because] the sin of their mouth is the word of their lips."