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Psalms 94:12

    Psalms 94:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Blessed is the man whom you chasten, O LORD, and teach him out of your law;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Jehovah, And teachest out of thy law;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Happy is the man who is guided by you, O Jah, and to whom you give teaching out of your law;

    Webster's Revision

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Jehovah, And teachest out of thy law;

    World English Bible

    Blessed is the man whom you discipline, Yah, and teach out of your law;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest out of thy law;

    Definitions for Psalms 94:12

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 94:12

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest - תיסרנו teyasserennu, whom thou instructest; and teachest him out of thy law. Two points here are worthy of our most serious regard:

    1. God gives knowledge to man: gives him understanding and reason.

    2. He gives him a revelation of himself; he places before that reason and understanding his Divine law.

    This is God's system of teaching; and the human intellect is his gift, which enables man to understand this teaching. We perhaps may add a third thing here; that as by sin the understanding is darkened, he gives the Holy Spirit to dispel this darkness from the intellect, in order that his word may be properly apprehended and understood. But he gives no new faculty; he removes the impediments from the old, and invigorates it by his Divine energy.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 94:12

    Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord - "Happy the man;" or "Oh the blessedness of the man." See the notes at Psalm 1:1. The word here rendered "chastenest" does not mean to chasten in the sense of afflicting or punishing. It means here to instruct; to warn; to admonish; to exhort. So the word is employed in Proverbs 9:7; Job 4:3; Psalm 16:7. The meaning here is, that the man is blessed or happy whom God so "instructs, warns, or teaches," that he understands the principles of the divine administration. Such a man will see reasons for confidence in him in trouble, and for calmness of mind until punishment is brought upon his enemies.

    And teachest him out of thy law - Causest him, from thy word, to understand the great principles of thy government.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 94:12

    94:12 Blessed - Those afflictions which are accompanied with Divine instructions are great and true blessings.

    Verses Related to Psalms 94:12

    Deuteronomy 8:5 - Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.
    Deuteronomy 4:36 - Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might instruct thee: and upon earth he shewed thee his great fire; and thou heardest his words out of the midst of the fire.
    Romans 5:3 - And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;