To the chief Musician upon Jonath–elem–rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.
Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
To the chiefe muſician vpon Ionath Elem Rechokim, || Michtam of Dauid, when the * Philiſtines tooke him in Gath. BE mercifull vnto mee, O God, for man would ſwallow me vp: he fighting daily, oppreſſeth me.
אָחַז , verb, ʾahaz — to grasp, take hold, take possession (value 16)
H270, אָחַז ʼâchaz, aw-khaz'; a primitive root; to seize (often with the accessory idea of holding in possession):— be affrighted, bar, (catch, lay, take) hold (back), come upon, fasten, handle, portion, (get, have or take) possess(-ion).
grasp, take hold, seize, take possession
(Qal) to grasp, take hold of
(Niphal) to be caught, grasped, be settled
(Piel) to enclose, overlay
Used in 63 Verses, 20 Books 67  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אֵלֶם , masculine adjective, ʾeylem — silence (value 71)
H482, אֵלֶם ʼêlem, ay'-lem; from H481; silence (i.e. mute justice):—congregation. Compare H3128.
Used in 2 Verses, 1 Book 2  Occurrence Count
אֱנוֹשׁ , masculine noun, ʾenosh — man, mankind (value 357)
H582, אֱנוֹשׁ ʼĕnôwsh, en-oshe'; from H605; properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified 120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively):—another, × (blood-) thirsty, certain, chap(-man); divers, fellow, × in the flower of their age, husband, (certain, mortal) man, people, person, servant, some (× of them), stranger, those, their trade. It is often unexpressed in the English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word. Compare H376.
man, mortal man, person, mankind
of an individual
Used in 41 Verses, 6 Books 42  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
גַּת , proper locative noun, gat — "wine press", a Philistine city (value 403)
H1661, גַּת Gath, gath; the same as H1660; Gath, a Philistine city:—Gath.
Gath = "winepress"
one of the five royal or chief cities of the Philistines and the native city of Goliath
Used in 31 Verses, 10 Books 33  Occurrence Count
דָּוִד , proper masculine noun, david — perhaps "beloved one", a son of Jesse (value 14)
H1732, דָּוִד Dâvid, daw-veed'; rarely (fully); דָּוִיד Dâvîyd; from the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse:—David.
David = "beloved"
youngest son of Jesse and second king of Israel
Used in 910 Verses, 19 Books 1074  Occurrence Count
חָנַן , verb, hanan — to show favor, be gracious (value 108)
H2603, חָנַן chânan, khaw-nan'; a primitive root (compare H2583); properly, to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (i.e. move to favor by petition):—beseech, × fair, (be, find, shew) favour(-able), be (deal, give, grant (gracious(-ly), intreat, (be) merciful, have (shew) mercy (on, upon), have pity upon, pray, make supplication, × very.
to be gracious, show favour, pity
(Qal) to show favour, be gracious
(Niphal) to be pitied
(Piel) to make gracious, make favourable, be gracious
(Poel) to direct favour to, have mercy on
(Hophal) to be shown favour, be shown consideration
(Hithpael) to seek favour, implore favour
to be loathsome
Used in 73 Verses, 19 Books 76  Occurrence Count
יוֹם , masculine noun, yom — day (value 56)
H3117, יוֹם yôwm, yome; from an unused root meaning to be hot; 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):—age, always, chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), elder, × end, evening, (for) ever(-lasting, -more), × full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, old, outlived, perpetually, presently, remaineth, × required, season, × since, space, then, (process of) time, as at other times, in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), × whole ( age), (full) year(-ly), younger.
day, time, year
day (as opposed to night)
day (24 hour period)
as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1
as a division of time
a working day, a day's journey
days, lifetime (pl.)
time, period (general)
Used in 1930 Verses, 39 Books 2250  Occurrence Count
יוֹנָה , feminine noun, yona — dove (value 71)
H3123, יוֹנָה yôwnâh, yo-naw'; probably from the same as H3196; a dove (apparently from the warmth of their mating):—dove, pigeon.
Used in 32 Verses, 10 Books 32  Occurrence Count
יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים , proper noun, yonat ʾeylem rəhokiym — "dove of distant silences", probably the name of a melody (value 895)
H3128, יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים yôwnath ʼêlem rechôqîym, yo-nath' ay'-lem rekh-o-keem'; from H3123 and H482 and the plural of H7350; dove of (the) silence (i.e. dumb Israel) of (i.e. among) distances (i.e. strangers); the title of a ditty (used for a name of its melody):—Jonath-elem-rechokim.
Jonath-elem-recho-kim = "the silent dove of far-off places"
probably name of melody
only used in title of PS 56
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֹּל , masculine noun, kol — the whole, all (value 50)
H3605, כֹּל kôl, kole; or (Jeremiah 33:8) כּוֹל kôwl; from H3634; properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense):—(in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-) thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever).
all, the whole
all, the whole of
any, each, every, anything
Used in 4241 Verses, 39 Books 5408  Occurrence Count
לָחַם , verb, laham — to fight, do battle (value 78)
H3898, לָחַם lâcham, law-kham'; a primitive root; to feed on; figuratively, to consume; by implication, to battle (as destruction):—devour, eat, × ever, fight(-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war(-ring).
to fight, do battle, make war
(Qal) to fight, do battle
(Niphal) to engage in battle, wage war
(Qal) to eat, use as food
Used in 171 Verses, 18 Books 176  Occurrence Count
לָחַץ , verb, lahatz — to squeeze, press, oppress (value 128)
H3905, לָחַץ lâchats, law-khats'; a primitive root; properly, to press, i.e. (figuratively) to distress:—afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress(-or), thrust self.
to squeeze, press, oppress
to squeeze, press
(Niphal) to squeeze oneself
Used in 18 Verses, 9 Books 19  Occurrence Count
מִכְתָּם , masculine noun, mikhtam — a technical term in psalm titles (value 500)
H4387, מִכְתָּם miktâm, mik-tawm'; from H3799; an engraving, i.e. (techn.) a poem:—Michtam.
a technical term found in psalm titles
Used in 6 Verses, 1 Book 6  Occurrence Count
נָצַח , verb, natzah — preeminent or enduring (value 148)
H5329, נָצַח nâtsach, naw-tsakh'; a primitive root; also as denominative from H5331 properly, to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music); to be permanent:—excel, chief musician (singer), oversee(-r), set forward.
to excel, be bright, be preeminent, be perpetual, be overseer, be enduring
(Niphal) enduring (participle)
(Piel) to act as overseer or superintendent or director or chief
Used in 65 Verses, 6 Books 65  Occurrence Count
עַל , conjunction, preposition, ʿal — upon, above, over (value 100)
H5921, עַל ʻal, al; properly, the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications:—above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, × as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, × both and, by (reason of), × had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-) on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, × with.
upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
above, beyond, over (of excess)
above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
over (of suspension or extension)
by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
to (as a dative)
because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Used in 4492 Verses, 39 Books 5753  Occurrence Count
פְּלִשְׁתִּי , adjective, pəlishtiy — inhab. of Philistia (value 820)
H6430, פְּלִשְׁתִּי Pelishtîy, pel-ish-tee'; patrial from H6429; a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth:—Philistine.
Philistine = "immigrants"
an inhabitant of Philistia; descendants of Mizraim who immigrated from Caphtor (Crete?) to the western seacoast of Canaan
Used in 244 Verses, 18 Books 286  Occurrence Count
רָחוֹק , adjective, masculine noun, rahok — distant, far, a distance (value 314)
H7350, רָחוֹק râchôwq, raw-khoke'; or רָחֹק râchôq; from H7368; remote, literally or figuratively, of place or time; specifically, precious; often used adverbially (with preposition):—(a-) far (abroad, off), long ago, of old, space, great while to come.
remote, far, distant, distant lands, distant ones
of distance, time
from a distance (with prep)
Used in 85 Verses, 27 Books 85  Occurrence Count
שָׁאַף , verb, shaʾaf — to gasp, pant, pant after, long for (value 381)
H7602, שָׁאַף shâʼaph, shaw-af'; a primitive root; to inhale eagerly; figuratively, to cover; by implication, to be angry; also to hasten:—desire (earnestly), devour, haste, pant, snuff up, swallow up.
to gasp, pant, pant after, long for, breathe heavily
to gasp, pant after, snuff up
to gasp or pant (with desire), pant after, be eager for
to thirst for one's blood (from actions of animals)(fig)
to crush, trample, trample upon
(Qal) to trample upon, crush
Used in 14 Verses, 7 Books 14  Occurrence Count
|Psalm 56:1Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|To the chief Musician upon Jonath–elem–rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
|Original Text (WLC)
|לַמְנַצֵּ֤חַ ׀ עַל־י֬וֹנַת אֵ֣לֶם רְ֭חֹקִים לְדָוִ֣ד מִכְתָּ֑ם בֶּֽאֱחֹ֨ז אֹת֖וֹ פְלִשְׁתִּ֣ים בְּגַֽת׃ חָנֵּ֣נִי אֱ֭לֹהִים כִּֽי־שְׁאָפַ֣נִי אֱנ֑וֹשׁ כָּל־הַ֝יּ֗וֹם לֹחֵ֥ם יִלְחָצֵֽנִי׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|To the chief Musician
||H3128yonat ʾeylem rəhokiym
||יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים
|when the Philistines
|him in Gath.
|unto me, O God:
|would swallow me up;
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