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Psalm 77

Psa. 77:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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In the day
yowm (Hebrew #3117)
a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb)
KJV usage: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.
Pronounce: yome
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be hot
of my trouble
tsarah (Hebrew #6869)
tightness (i.e. figuratively, trouble); transitively, a female rival
KJV usage: adversary, adversity, affliction, anguish, distress, tribulation, trouble.
Pronounce: tsaw-raw'
Origin: feminine of 6862
I sought
darash (Hebrew #1875)
properly, to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication, to seek or ask; specifically to worship
KJV usage: ask, X at all, care for, X diligently, inquire, make inquisition, (necro-)mancer, question, require, search, seek (for, out), X surely.
Pronounce: daw-rash'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
'Adonay (Hebrew #136)
the Lord (used as a proper name of God only)
KJV usage: (my) Lord.
Pronounce: ad-o-noy'
Origin: am emphatic form of 113
: my κsore
yad (Hebrew #3027)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from 3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote (as follows)
KJV usage: (+ be) able, X about, + armholes, at, axletree, because of, beside, border, X bounty, + broad, (broken-)handed, X by, charge, coast, + consecrate, + creditor, custody, debt, dominion, X enough, + fellowship, force, X from, hand(-staves, -y work), X he, himself, X in, labour, + large, ledge, (left-)handed, means, X mine, ministry, near, X of, X order, ordinance, X our, parts, pain, power, X presumptuously, service, side, sore, state, stay, draw with strength, stroke, + swear, terror, X thee, X by them, X themselves, X thine own, X thou, through, X throwing, + thumb, times, X to, X under, X us, X wait on, (way-)side, where, + wide, X with (him, me, you), work, + yield, X yourselves.
Pronounce: yawd
Origin: a primitive word
ran
nagar (Hebrew #5064)
to flow; figuratively, to stretch out; causatively, to pour out or down; figuratively, to deliver over
KJV usage: fall, flow away, pour down (out), run, shed, spilt, trickle down.
Pronounce: naw-gar'
Origin: a primitive root
in the night
layil (Hebrew #3915)
also laylah {lah'- yel-aw}; from the same as 3883; properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity
KJV usage: ((mid-))night (season).
Pronounce: lah'-yil
Origin: or (Isa. 21:11) leyl {lale}
, and ceased
puwg (Hebrew #6313)
to be sluggish
KJV usage: cease, be feeble, faint, be slacked.
Pronounce: poog
Origin: a primitive root
not: my soul
nephesh (Hebrew #5315)
properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
KJV usage: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
Pronounce: neh'-fesh
Origin: from 5314
refused
ma'en (Hebrew #3985)
to refuse
KJV usage: refuse, X utterly.
Pronounce: maw-ane'
Origin: a primitive root
to be comforted
nacham (Hebrew #5162)
properly, to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e. (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself)
KJV usage: comfort (self), ease (one's self), repent(-er,-ing, self).
Pronounce: naw-kham'
Origin: a primitive root
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hand.

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In the.
Psa. 18:6• 6In my distress I called upon Jehovah, and I cried out to my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, into his ears. (Psa. 18:6)
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Psa. 50:15• 15And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. (Psa. 50:15)
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Psa. 88:1‑3• 1A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite. Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day and in the night before thee.
2Let my prayer come before thee; incline thine ear unto my cry.
3For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draweth nigh to Sheol.
(Psa. 88:1‑3)
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Psa. 102:1‑2• 1A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before Jehovah. Jehovah, hear my prayer, and let my cry come unto thee.
2Hide not thy face from me: in the day of my trouble, incline thine ear unto me; in the day I call, answer me speedily.
(Psa. 102:1‑2)
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Psa. 130:1‑2• 1A Song of degrees. Out of the depths do I call upon thee, Jehovah.
2Lord, hear my voice; let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplication.
(Psa. 130:1‑2)
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Gen. 32:7‑12,28• 7Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops.
8And he said, If Esau come to the one troop and smite it, then the other troop which is left shall escape.
9And Jacob said, God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, Jehovah, who saidst unto me: Return into thy country and to thy kindred, and I will do thee good,
10--I am too small for all the loving-kindness and all the faithfulness that thou hast shewn unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two troops.
11Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, lest he come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
12And thou saidst, I will certainly deal well with thee, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
28And he said, Thy name shall not henceforth be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast wrestled with God, and with men, and hast prevailed.
(Gen. 32:7‑12,28)
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2 Kings 19:3‑4,15‑20• 3And they said to him, Thus says Hezekiah: This day is a day of trouble and of rebuke and of reviling; for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.
4It may be Jehovah thy God will hear all the words of Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to reproach the living God; and will rebuke the words which Jehovah thy God has heard. Therefore lift up a prayer for the remnant that is left.
15And Hezekiah prayed before Jehovah and said, Jehovah, God of Israel, who sittest between the cherubim, thou, the Same, thou alone art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made the heavens and the earth.
16Incline thine ear, Jehovah, and hear; open, Jehovah, thine eyes, and see; and hear the words of Sennacherib, who hath sent him to reproach the living God.
17Of a truth, Jehovah, the kings of Assyria have laid waste the nations and their lands,
18and have cast their gods into the fire; for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone; therefore have they destroyed them.
19And now, Jehovah our God, I beseech thee, save us out of his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou, Jehovah, art God, thou only.
20And Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: That which thou hast prayed to me concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard.
(2 Kings 19:3‑4,15‑20)
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Isa. 26:9,16• 9With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
16Jehovah, in trouble they sought thee; they poured out their whispered prayer when thy chastening was upon them.
(Isa. 26:9,16)
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Jonah 2:1‑2• 1And Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly;
2and he said: I cried by reason of my distress unto Jehovah, and he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I: thou heardest my voice.
(Jonah 2:1‑2)
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2 Cor. 12:7‑8• 7And that I might not be exalted by the exceeding greatness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn for the flesh, a messenger of Satan that he might buffet me, that I might not be exalted.
8For this I thrice besought the Lord that it might depart from me.
(2 Cor. 12:7‑8)
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Heb. 5:7• 7Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up both supplications and entreaties to him who was able to save him out of death, with strong crying and tears; (and having been heard because of his piety;) (Heb. 5:7)
my.
Psa. 6:2‑3• 2Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am withered; Jehovah, heal me, for my bones tremble.
3And my soul trembleth exceedingly: and thou, Jehovah, till how long?
(Psa. 6:2‑3)
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Psa. 38:3‑8• 3There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine indignation; no peace in my bones, because of my sin.
4For mine iniquities are gone over my head: as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
5My wounds stink, they are corrupt, because of my foolishness.
6I am depressed; I am bowed down beyond measure; I go mourning all the day.
7For my loins are full of burning, and there is no soundness in my flesh.
8I am faint and broken beyond measure; I roar by reason of the agitation of my heart.
(Psa. 38:3‑8)
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2 Chron. 6:28• 28If there be famine in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blight or mildew, locust or caterpillar; if their enemies besiege them in the land of their gates; whatever plague or whatever sickness there be: (2 Chron. 6:28)
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Isa. 1:5‑6• 5Why should ye be smitten any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
6From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; wounds, and weals, and open sores: they have not been dressed, nor bound up, nor mollified with oil.
(Isa. 1:5‑6)
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Hos. 5:13• 13When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his sore, then went Ephraim to the Assyrian, and sent to king Jareb; but he was unable to heal you, nor hath he removed your sore. (Hos. 5:13)
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Hos. 6:1• 1Come and let us return unto Jehovah: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. (Hos. 6:1)
sore.
Heb. hand.
my soul.
Gen. 37:35• 35And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and said, For I will go down to my son into Sheol mourning. Thus his father wept for him. (Gen. 37:35)
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Esther 4:1‑4• 1And when Mordecai knew all that was done, Mordecai rent his garments, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and bitter cry,
2and came even before the king's gate; for none might enter into the king's gate clothed with sackcloth.
3And in every province, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing: many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
4And Esther's maids and her chamberlains came and told it her; and the queen was exceedingly grieved: and she sent raiment to clothe Mordecai, and to take away his sackcloth from him; but he received it not.
(Esther 4:1‑4)
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Prov. 18:14• 14The spirit of a man sustaineth his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear? (Prov. 18:14)
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Jer. 31:15• 15Thus saith Jehovah: A voice hath been heard in Ramah, the wail of very bitter weeping,--Rachel weeping for her children, refusing to be comforted for her children, because they are not. (Jer. 31:15)
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John 11:31• 31The Jews therefore who were with her in the house and consoling her, seeing Mary that she rose up quickly and went out, followed her, saying, She goes to the tomb, that she may weep there. (John 11:31)

J. N. Darby Translation

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In the day of my trouble, I sought the Lord: my hand was stretched outb in the night, and slacked not; my soul refused to be comforted.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "was poured out," or, "my sore ran."