Psalm 61:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Let me dwellאָג֣וּרָה
(a·gu·rah)
1481a: to sojourna prim. root
in Your tentבְ֭אָהָלְךָ
(ve·'a·ha·le·cha)
168: a tentfrom an unused word
forever;עֹולָמִ֑ים
(o·v·la·mim;)
5769: long duration, antiquity, futurityfrom an unused word
Let me take refugeאֶֽחֱסֶ֨ה
(e·che·seh)
2620: to seek refugea prim. root
in the shelterבְסֵ֖תֶר
(ve·se·ter)
5643a: a covering, hiding place, secrecyfrom sathar
of Your wings.כְּנָפֶ֣יךָ
(ke·na·fei·cha)
3671: wing, extremityfrom an unused word
Selah.סֶּֽלָה׃
(se·lah.)
5542: to lift up, exaltfrom salal







KJV Lexicon
I will abide
guwr  (goor)
to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e. sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid)
in thy tabernacle
'ohel  (o'-hel)
a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) -- covering, (dwelling)(place), home, tabernacle, tent.
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
I will trust
chacah  (khaw-saw')
to flee for protection; figuratively, to confide in -- have hope, make refuge, (put) trust.
in the covert
cether  (say'-ther)
a cover (in a good or a bad, a literal or a figurative sense) -- backbiting, covering, covert, disguise(-th), hiding place, privily, protection, secret(-ly, place).
of thy wings
kanaph  (kaw-nawf')
an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed-clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle
Selah
celah  (seh'-law)
suspension (of music), i.e. pause -- Selah.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Let me dwell in Your tent forever; Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings. Selah.

King James Bible
I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will live in Your tent forever and take refuge under the shelter of Your wings. Selah

International Standard Version
Let me make my home in your tent forever; let me hide under the shelter of your wings. Interlude

NET Bible
I will be a permanent guest in your home; I will find shelter in the protection of your wings. (Selah)

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I shall dwell in your tent for eternities and I shall have refuge in the shadow of your wings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I would like to be a guest in your tent forever and to take refuge under the protection of your wings. [Selah]

King James 2000 Bible
I will abide in your tabernacle forever: I will trust in the shelter of your wings. Selah.
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