Psalm 78:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
A Maskil of Asaph. Listen,הַאֲזִ֣ינָה
238: to give ear, listena denominative verb from the same as ozen
O my people,עַ֭מִּי
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
to my instruction;תֹּורָתִ֑י
8451: direction, instruction, lawfrom yarah
5186: to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, benda prim. root
your earsאָ֝זְנְכֶ֗ם
241: an earfrom an unused word
to the wordsלְאִמְרֵי־
561: speech, wordfrom amar
of my mouth.פִֽי׃
6310: moutha prim. root

KJV Lexicon
maskiyl  (mas-keel')
instructive, i.e. a didactic poem -- Maschil.
of Asaph
Acaph  (aw-sawf')
collector; Asaph, the name of three Israelites, and of the family of the first -- Asaph.
Give ear
'azan  (aw-zan')
probably to expand; to broaden out the ear (with the hand), i.e. (by implication) to listen
O my people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
to my law
towrah  (to-raw')
a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch -- law.
natah  (naw-taw')
to stretch or spread out; by implication, to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of application (out), stretch (forth, out), take (aside), turn (aside, away), wrest, cause to yield.
your ears
'ozen  (o'-zen)
broadness. i.e. (concrete) the ear (from its form in man) -- + advertise, audience, + displease, ear, hearing, + show.
to the words
'emer  (ay'-mer)
something said -- answer, appointed unto him, saying, speech, word.
of my mouth
peh  (peh)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Maskil of Asaph. Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

King James Bible
<> Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A Maskil of Asaph. My people, hear my instruction; listen to what I say.

International Standard Version
Listen, my people, to my instruction. Hear the words of my mouth.

NET Bible
A well-written song by Asaph. Pay attention, my people, to my instruction! Listen to the words I speak!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My people, give ear to my Law and be persuaded and incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A [maskil] by Asaph.] Open your ears to my teachings, my people. Turn your ears to the words from my mouth.

King James 2000 Bible
Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
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