Psalm 40:7
New International Version
Then I said, "Here I am, I have come-- it is written about me in the scroll.

New Living Translation
Then I said, "Look, I have come. As is written about me in the Scriptures:

English Standard Version
Then I said, “Behold, I have come; in the scroll of the book it is written of me:

Berean Study Bible
Then I said, “Here I am, I have come—it is written about me in the scroll:

New American Standard Bible
Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me.

King James Bible
Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

Christian Standard Bible
Then I said, "See, I have come; in the scroll it is written about me.

Contemporary English Version
And so, I said, "I am here to do what is written about me in the book, where it says,

Good News Translation
and so I answered, "Here I am; your instructions for me are in the book of the Law.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then I said, "See, I have come; it is written about me in the volume of the scroll.

International Standard Version
Then I said, "Here I am! I have come! In the scroll of the book it is written about me.

NET Bible
Then I say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me.

New Heart English Bible
Then I said, "Look, I have come. It is written about me in the scroll of a book;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then I said, “ Behold, I have come, for in the first of The Writings it is written about me:”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then I said, "I have come! (It is written about me in the scroll of the book.)

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said I: 'Lo, I am come With the roll of a book which is prescribed for me;

New American Standard 1977
Then I said, “Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then said I, Behold, I come; in the volume of the book it is written of me,

King James 2000 Bible
Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

American King James Version
Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

American Standard Version
Then said I, Lo, I am come; In the roll of the book it is written of me:

Douay-Rheims Bible
then said I, Behold I come. In the head of the book it is written of me

Darby Bible Translation
Then said I, Behold, I come, in the volume of the book it is written of me --

English Revised Version
Then said I, Lo, I am come; in the roll of the book it is written of me:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

World English Bible
Then I said, "Behold, I have come. It is written about me in the book in the scroll.

Young's Literal Translation
Then said I, 'Lo, I have come,' In the roll of the book it is written of me,
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
I Waited Patiently for the LORD
6Sacrifice and offering You did not desire, but my ears You have opened. Burnt offerings and sin offerings You did not require. 7Then I said, “Here I am, I have come— it is written about me in the scroll: 8I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart.”…
Cross References
Matthew 3:15
"Let it be so now," Jesus replied. "It is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness in this way." Then John permitted Him.

Hebrews 10:7
Then I said, 'Here I am, it is written about Me in the scroll: I have come to do Your will, O God.'"

Hebrews 10:9
Then He adds, "Here I am, I have come to do Your will." He takes away the first to establish the second.

Psalm 40:6
Sacrifice and offering You did not desire, but my ears You have opened. Burnt offerings and sin offerings You did not require.

Psalm 40:8
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart."

Treasury of Scripture

Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

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Hebrews 10:7-9 Then said I, See, I come (in the volume of the book it is written …

in the

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1 Corinthians 15:3,4 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how …

1 Peter 1:10,11 Of which salvation the prophets have inquired and searched diligently, …

Revelation 19:10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said to me, See you …







Lexicon
Then
אָ֣ז (’āz)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 227: At that time, place, therefore

I said,
אָ֭מַרְתִּי (’ā·mar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Here I am,
הִנֵּה־ (hin·nêh-)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

I have come—
בָ֑אתִי (ḇā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

it is written
כָּת֥וּב (kā·ṯūḇ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3789: To grave, to write

about me
עָלָֽי׃ (‘ā·lāy)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

in the scroll:
בִּמְגִלַּת־ (bim·ḡil·laṯ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4039: A scroll
(7) Then said I.--This rendering, which follows the LXX. and Vulg., and is adopted in the Epistle to the Hebrews, must be abandoned. The Hebrew means, Lo! I come, bringing the book written for me, which no doubt refers to the Law, which in the person of the poet, Israel here produces as warrant for its conduct. Some see a particular allusion to the discovery of the Book of Deuteronomy in Josiah's reign. But if the conjecture of Gratz be accepted (see preceding Note), the reference will be rather to the Levitical regulation of sacrifice. "Shouldest thou require burnt-offering and sin-offering, then I say, Lo! I bring the book in which all is prescribed me," i.e., I have duly performed all the rites ordained in the book.

The rendering "written on me," i.e., "on my heart and mind," might suit the contents of the book, but not the roll itself.

Verse 7. - Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me; rather, then said I, Lo, I come with the roll of the book written concerning me. "Then" means "as soon as my ears were opened." "Lo, I come," marks ready and prompt obedience (see Numbers 22:38; 2 Samuel 19:20). The psalmist represents himself as brining with him "the roll of the book," i.e. the book of the Law in its ordinary form of a parchment roll, to show what it is that he is prepared to obey. This book, he says, is written "concerning him," since it contains precepts concerning a king's duties (Deuteronomy 17:14-20). 40:6-10 The psalmist foretells that work of wonder, redemption by our Lord Jesus Christ. The Substance must come, which is Christ, who must bring that glory to God, and that grace to man, which it was impossible the sacrifices should ever do. Observe the setting apart of our Lord Jesus to the work and office of Mediator. In the volume, or roll, of the book it was written of him. In the close rolls of the Divine decrees and counsel, the covenant of redemption was recorded. Also, in all the volumes of the Old Testament something was written of him, Joh 19:28. Now the purchase of our salvation is made, the proclamation is sent forth, calling us to come and accept it. It was preached freely and openly. Whoever undertook to preach the gospel of Christ, would be under great temptation to conceal it; but Christ, and those he calls to that work, are carried on in it. May we believe his testimony, trust his promise, and submit to his authority.
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