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Psalms 89:38

    Psalms 89:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But you have cast off and abhorred, you have been wroth with your anointed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But thou hast cast off and rejected, Thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But you have put him away in disgust; you have been angry with the king of your selection.

    Webster's Revision

    But thou hast cast off and rejected, Thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

    World English Bible

    But you have rejected and spurned. You have been angry with your anointed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But thou hast cast off and rejected, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

    Definitions for Psalms 89:38

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
    Wroth - To be provoked; angered.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 89:38

    But thou hast cast off - Hitherto the psalmist has spoken of the covenant of God with David and his family, which led them to expect all manner of prosperity, and a perpetuity of the Jewish throne; now he shews what appears to him a failure of the promise, and what he calls in the next verse the making void the covenant of his servant. God cannot lie to David; how is it then that his crown is profaned, that it is cast down to the ground; the land being possessed by strangers, and the twelve tribes in the most disgraceful and oppressive captivity?

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 89:38

    But thou hast cast off - literally, Thou hast treated as a foul, offensive thing; thou hast treated him to whom these promises were made, as if he were a vile and detestable object - as that which one throws away because it is worthless or offensive.

    And abhorred - Hast despised; that is, as if it were an object of aversion or contempt. Compare Psalm 60:1, Psalm 60:10.

    Thou hast been wroth - literally, "Thou hast suffered (thine anger) to overflow," or to pour itself forth. See Psalm 78:21, Psalm 78:59.

    With thine anointed - With him who had been anointed as king - anointed as thine own - to administer justice, and to rule for thee. 1 Samuel 16:1, 1 Samuel 16:13. This might seem to refer to the time of Absalom, when David was driven from his throne and his kingdom; see, however, the Introduction to the Psalm.