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Psalm 36:7 ASV
How precious is thy lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 BBE
How good is your loving mercy, O God! the children of men take cover under the shade of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 CEB
Your faithful love is priceless, God! Humanity finds refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 CJB
How precious, God, is your grace! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings,
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Psalm 36:7 RHE
(35-8) O how hast thou multiplied thy mercy, O God! But the children of men shall put their trust under the covert of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 ESV
How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 GW
Your mercy is so precious, O God, that Adam's descendants take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 GNT
How precious, O God, is your constant love! We find protection under the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 HNV
How precious is your lovingkindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 CSB
God, Your faithful love is so valuable that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 KJV
How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 LEB
How precious [is] your loyal love, O God, and the children of humankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NAS
How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NCV
God, your love is so precious! You protect people in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NIRV
How priceless your faithful love is! Important and ordinary people alike find safety in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NIV
How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NKJV
How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NLT
How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 NRS
How precious is your steadfast love, O God! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 RSV
How precious is thy steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge in the shadow of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 DBY
How precious is thy loving-kindness, O God! So the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 MSG
How exquisite your love, O God! How eager we are to run under your wings,
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Psalm 36:7 WBT
How excellent [is] thy loving-kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 TMB
How excellent is Thy lovingkindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Thy wings.
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Psalm 36:7 TNIV
How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 WEB
How precious is your lovingkindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.
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Psalm 36:7 WYC
as thou, God, hast multiplied thy mercy. But the sons of men shall hope in the covering of thy wings. (for thou, God, hast multiplied thy love. And so the sons and daughters of men shall hope for/shall trust in the covering of thy wings.)
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Psalm 36:7 YLT
How precious [is] Thy kindness, O God, And the sons of men In the shadow of Thy wings do trust.
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Psalms 36 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 36

The bad state of the wicked. (1-4) The goodness of God. (5-12)

Verses 1-4 From this psalm our hearts should be duly affected with hatred of sin, and seek satisfaction in God's loving-kindness. Here is the root of bitterness, from which all the wickedness of wicked men comes. It takes rise from contempt of God, and the want of due regard to him. Also from the deceit they put upon their own souls. Let us daily beg of God to preserve us from self-flattery. Sin is very hurtful to the sinner himself, and therefore ought to be hateful; but it is not so. It is no marvel, if those that deceive themselves, seek to deceive all mankind; to whom will they be true, who are false to their own souls? It is bad to do mischief, but worse to devise it, to do it with plot and management. If we willingly banish holy meditations in our solitary hours, Satan will soon occupy our minds with sinful imaginations. Hardened sinners stand to what they have done, as though they could justify it before God himself.

Verses 5-12 Men may shut up their compassion, yet, with God we shall find mercy. This is great comfort to all believers, plainly to be seen, and not to be taken away. God does all wisely and well; but what he does we know not now, it is time enough to know hereafter. God's loving-kindness is precious to the saints. They put themselves under his protection, and then are safe and easy. Gracious souls, though still desiring more of God, never desire more than God. The gifts of Providence so far satisfy them, that they are content with such things as they have. The benefit of holy ordinances is sweet to a sanctified soul, and strengthening to the spiritual and Divine life. But full satisfaction is reserved for the future state. Their joys shall be constant. God not only works in them a gracious desire for these pleasures, but by his Spirit fills their souls with joy and peace in believing. He quickens whom he will; and whoever will, may come, and take from him of the waters of life freely. May we know, and love, and uprightly serve the Lord; then no proud enemy, on earth or from hell, shall separate us from his love. Faith calleth things that are not, as though they were. It carries us forward to the end of time; it shows us the Lord, on his throne of judgment; the empire of sin fallen to rise no more.

Psalms 36 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 36

Psalms 36:1-12 . On servant of the Lord, wickedness of man contrasted with the excellency of God's perfections and dispensations; and the benefit of the latter sought, and the evils of the former deprecated.

1. The general sense of this difficult verse is, "that the wicked have no fear of God." The first clause may be rendered, "Saith transgression in my heart, in respect to the wicked, there is no fear," &c., that is, such is my reflection on men's transgressions.

2-4. This reflection detailed.
until his iniquity--literally, "for finding his iniquity for hating"; that is, he persuades himself God will not so find it--"for hating" involving the idea of punishing. Hence his words of iniquity and deceit, and his bold rejection of all right principles of conduct. The climax is that he deliberately adopts and patronizes evil. The negative forms affirm more emphatically their contraries.

5, 6. mercy . . . and . . . faithfulness--as mercy and truth ( Psalms 25:10 ).

6. righteousness [and] judgments--qualities of a good government ( Psalms 5:8 , 31:1 ). These all are set forth, by the figures used, as unbounded.

7. shadow of thy wings--(Compare Deuteronomy 32:11 , Psalms 91:1 ).

8. fatness--richness.
thy house--residence--for the privileges and blessings of communion with God ( Psalms 23:6 , 27:4 ).
river of thy pleasures--plenteous supply; may allude to Eden.

9. Light is an emblem of all blessings, given of God as a means to gain more.

10. that know thee--right knowledge of God is the source of right affections and conduct.

11. foot of . . . hand . . . wicked--all kinds of violent dealing.

12. There--in the acting of violence, they are overthrown. A signal defeat.