Psalm 136:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The moonהַיָּרֵ֣חַ
3394: moonfrom an unused word
and starsוְ֭כֹוכָבִים
3556: a starfrom an unused word
to ruleלְמֶמְשְׁלֹ֣ות
4475: rule, dominion, realmfem. of mimshal
by night,בַּלָּ֑יְלָה
3915: nightof uncertain derivation
For His lovingkindnessחַסְדֹּֽו׃
2617a: goodness, kindnessfrom chasad
is everlasting.לְעֹולָ֣ם
5769: long duration, antiquity, futurityfrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
The moon
yareach  (yaw-ray'-akh)
the moon -- moon. Yrechow.
and stars
kowkab  (ko-kawb')
a star (as round or as shining); figuratively, a prince -- star(-gazer).
to rule
memshalah  (mem-shaw-law')
rule; also (concretely in plural) a realm or a ruler -- dominion, government, power, to rule.
by night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
for his mercy
checed  (kheh'-sed)
kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty
endureth for ever
`owlam  (o-lawm')
concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always
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.

International Standard Version
and the moon and stars to illumine the night, for his gracious love is everlasting—

NET Bible
the moon and stars to rule by night, for his loyal love endures,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The moon and the stars for rulers of the night, for his mercies are to eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the moon and stars to rule the night- because his mercy endures forever.

King James 2000 Bible
The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endures forever.
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