Psalm 68:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה ׀
lām-māh
WhyInterrog
7520 [e]תְּֽרַצְּדוּן֮
tə-raṣ-ṣə-ḏūn
do you fume with envyV-Piel-Imperf-2mp | Pn
2022 [e]הָרִ֪ים
hā-rîm
you mountainsN-mp
1386 [e]גַּבְנֻ֫נִּ֥ים
gaḇ-nun-nîm
of [many] peaksN-mp
2022 [e]הָהָ֗ר
hā-hār,
[This is] the mountainArt | N-ms
2530 [e]חָמַ֣ד
ḥā-maḏ
[which] desiresV-Qal-Perf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֣ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
GodN-mp
3427 [e]לְשִׁבְתּ֑וֹ
lə-šiḇ-tōw;
to dwell inPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
637 [e]אַף־
’ap̄-
YesConj
3068 [e]יְ֝הוָ֗ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
7931 [e]יִשְׁכֹּ֥ן
yiš-kōn
will dwell [in it]V-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5331 [e]לָנֶֽצַח׃
lā-ne-ṣaḥ.
foreverPrep-l | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 68:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לָ֤מָּה ׀ תְּֽרַצְּדוּן֮ הָרִ֪ים גַּבְנֻ֫נִּ֥ים הָהָ֗ר חָמַ֣ד אֱלֹהִ֣ים לְשִׁבְתֹּ֑ו אַף־יְ֝הוָ֗ה יִשְׁכֹּ֥ן לָנֶֽצַח׃

תהילים 68:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למה ׀ תרצדון הרים גבננים ההר חמד אלהים לשבתו אף־יהוה ישכן לנצח׃

תהילים 68:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למה ׀ תרצדון הרים גבננים ההר חמד אלהים לשבתו אף־יהוה ישכן לנצח׃

תהילים 68:16 Hebrew Bible
למה תרצדון הרים גבננים ההר חמד אלהים לשבתו אף יהוה ישכן לנצח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Why do you look with envy, O mountains with many peaks, At the mountain which God has desired for His abode? Surely the LORD will dwell there forever.

King James Bible
Why leap ye, ye high hills? this is the hill which God desireth to dwell in; yea, the LORD will dwell in it for ever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why gaze with envy, you mountain peaks, at the mountain God desired for His dwelling? The LORD will live there forever!
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