Psalm 43:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Vindicateשָׁפְטֵ֤נִי
(sha·fe·te·ni)
8199: to judge, governa prim. root
me, O God,אֱלֹהִ֨ים
(e·lo·him)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
and pleadוְרִ֘יבָ֤ה
(ve·ri·vah)
7378: to strive, contenda prim. root
my caseרִיבִ֗י
(ri·vi)
7379: strife, disputefrom rib
against 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
an ungodlyחָסִ֑יד
(cha·sid;)
2623: kind, piousfrom chasad
nation;מִגֹּ֥וי
(mig·go·vy)
1471: nation, peoplefrom the same as gav
O deliverתְפַלְּטֵֽנִי׃
(te·fal·le·te·ni.)
6403: to escapea prim. root
me from the deceitfulמִרְמָ֖ה
(mir·mah)
4820: deceit, treacheryfrom ramah
and unjust 
 
5767b: injustice, unrighteousness, wrongfrom the same as evel
man!מֵ֤אִישׁ־
(me·'ish-)
376: manfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
Judge
shaphat  (shaw-fat')
to judge, i.e. pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate
me O God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and plead
riyb  (reeb)
to toss, i.e. grapple; mostly figuratively, to wrangle, i.e. hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend
my cause
riyb  (reeb)
a contest (personal or legal) -- adversary, cause, chiding, contend(-tion), controversy, multitude (from the margin), pleading, strife, strive(-ing), suit.
against an ungodly
lo'  (lo)
not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles (as follows)
chaciyd  (khaw-seed')
kind, i.e. (religiously) pious (a saint) -- godly (man), good, holy (one), merciful, saint, (un-)godly.
nation
gowy  (go'-ee)
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
O deliver
palat  (paw-lat')
to slip out, i.e. escape; causatively, to deliver -- calve, carry away safe, deliver, (cause to) escape.
me from the deceitful
mirmah  (meer-maw')
fraud -- craft, deceit(-ful, -fully), false, feigned, guile, subtilly, treachery.
and unjust
`evel  (eh'-vel)
(moral) evil -- iniquity, perverseness, unjust(-ly), unrighteousness(-ly); wicked(-ness).
man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

King James Bible
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Vindicate me, God, and defend my cause against an ungodly nation; rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man.

International Standard Version
You be my judge, God, and plead my case against an unholy nation; rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man.

NET Bible
Vindicate me, O God! Fight for me against an ungodly nation! Deliver me from deceitful and evil men!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
. Judge my judgment, oh, God, and plead my plea from a people without mercy, and save me from evil men and deceivers

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Judge me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation. Rescue me from deceitful and unjust people.

King James 2000 Bible
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
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