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Psalm 129

Psa. 129:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

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The Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
is righteous
tsaddiyq (Hebrew #6662)
just
KJV usage: just, lawful, righteous (man).
Pronounce: tsad-deek'
Origin: from 6663
: he hath cut asunder
qatsats (Hebrew #7112)
to chop off (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: cut (asunder, in pieces, in sunder, off), X utmost.
Pronounce: kaw-tsats'
Origin: a primitive root
the cords
`aboth (Hebrew #5688)
or (feminine) tabothah {ab- oth-aw'}; the same as 5687; something intwined, i.e. a string, wreath or foliage
KJV usage: band, cord, rope, thick bough (branch), wreathen (chain).
Pronounce: ab-oth'
Origin: or rabowth {ab-oth'}
of the wicked
rasha` (Hebrew #7563)
morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person
KJV usage: + condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
Pronounce: raw-shaw'
Origin: from 7561
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The Lord.
cut asunder.
 They also recall the bondage that Antichrist (“the wicked”) had the Jews under during the great tribulation; but have seen the power of the Lord exercised mightily in judgment upon him (vs. 4). (Book 5. by B. Anstey)
 The unrighteousness in Israel may have governmentally called for their afflictions; nevertheless, the righteousness of the Lord had not allowed the nations to prevail against Israel. Thus they own, “The LORD is righteous.” They justify the Lord in all His dealings. (Psalms 129 by H. Smith)
 God, even if He had chastised, had been faithful and now had manifested His righteousness, faithfulness to His own ways and promises, the expectation He had raised, the trust He had called for. He had cut asunder the cords of the wicked. (Practical Reflections on the Psalms: Psalms 120-131 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Jehovah is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.