Psalm 136:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3394 [e]הַיָּרֵ֣חַ
hay-yā-rê-aḥ
The moonArt | N-ms
3556 [e]וְ֭כוֹכָבִים
wə-ḵō-w-ḵā-ḇîm
and starsConj-w | N-mp
4475 [e]לְמֶמְשְׁל֣וֹת
lə-mem-šə-lō-wṯ
to rulePrep-l | N-fpc
3915 [e]בַּלָּ֑יְלָה
bal-lā-yə-lāh;
by nightPrep-b, Art | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֖י
forConj
5769 [e]לְעוֹלָ֣ם
lə-‘ō-w-lām
everPrep-l | N-ms
2617 [e]חַסְדּֽוֹ׃
ḥas-dōw.
His mercy [endures]N-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 136:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֶת־הַיָּרֵ֣חַ וְ֭כֹוכָבִים לְמֶמְשְׁלֹ֣ות בַּלָּ֑יְלָה כִּ֖י לְעֹולָ֣ם חַסְדֹּֽו׃

תהילים 136:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
את־הירח וכוכבים לממשלות בלילה כי לעולם חסדו׃

תהילים 136:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
את־הירח וכוכבים לממשלות בלילה כי לעולם חסדו׃

תהילים 136:9 Hebrew Bible
את הירח וכוכבים לממשלות בלילה כי לעולם חסדו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The moon and stars to rule by night, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

King James Bible
The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The moon and stars. The sun is the monarch of day, the state of light; the moon of the night, the state of darkness. The rays of the sun falling on the atmosphere, are refracted and diffused over the whole of the hemisphere of the earth immediately under his orb; while those rays of that vast luminary which, because of the earth's smallness in comparison with the sun, are diffused on all sides beyond the earth, falling on the opaque disc of the moon, are reflected back on the lower hemisphere, or the part of the earth opposite the sun. But the reflected light being

Psalm 8:3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon …

Psalm 89:36,37 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me…

Job 31:26 If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

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