Compare Translations for Psalm 36:8

Psalm 36:8 ASV
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; And thou wilt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 BBE
The delights of your house will be showered on them; you will give them drink from the river of your pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 CEB
They feast on the bounty of your house; you let them drink from your river of pure joy.
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Psalm 36:8 CJB
they feast on the rich bounty of your house, and you have them drink from the stream of your delights.
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Psalm 36:8 RHE
(35-9) They shall be inebriated with the plenty of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the torrent of thy pleasure.
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Psalm 36:8 ESV
They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights.
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Psalm 36:8 GW
They are refreshed with the rich foods in your house, and you make them drink from the river of your pleasure.
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Psalm 36:8 GNT
We feast on the abundant food you provide; you let us drink from the river of your goodness.
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Psalm 36:8 HNV
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the abundance of your house. You will make them drink of the river of your pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 CSB
They are filled from the abundance of Your house; You let them drink from Your refreshing stream,
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Psalm 36:8 KJV
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 LEB
They are refreshed with the {fullness} of your house, and you give them drink [from] the river of your delights.
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Psalm 36:8 NAS
They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights.
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Psalm 36:8 NCV
They eat the rich food in your house, and you let them drink from your river of pleasure.
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Psalm 36:8 NIRV
They eat well because there is more than enough in your house. You let them drink from your river that flows with good things.
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Psalm 36:8 NIV
They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights.
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Psalm 36:8 NKJV
They are abundantly satisfied with the fullness of Your house, And You give them drink from the river of Your pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 NLT
You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your rivers of delight.
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Psalm 36:8 NRS
They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights.
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Psalm 36:8 RSV
They feast on the abundance of thy house, and thou givest them drink from the river of thy delights.
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Psalm 36:8 DBY
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou wilt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 MSG
To eat our fill at the banquet you spread as you fill our tankards with Eden spring water.
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Psalm 36:8 WBT
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 TMB
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the bounty of Thy house, and Thou shalt make them drink of the river of Thy pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 TNIV
They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights.
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Psalm 36:8 WEB
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the abundance of your house. You will make them drink of the river of your pleasures.
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Psalm 36:8 WYC
They shall be (ful)filled greatly of the plenty of thine house; and thou shalt give drink to them of the stiff stream of thy liking. (They shall be filled from the rich plenty of thy House; and thou shalt give drink to them out of the flowing stream of thy delights, or of thy goodness.)
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Psalm 36:8 YLT
They are filled from the fatness of Thy house, And the stream of Thy delights Thou dost cause them to drink.
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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.