Psalms 105:12

105:12 When they were few in number,

just a very few, and resident aliens within it,

Psalms 105:23-25

105:23 Israel moved to Egypt;

Jacob lived for a time in the land of Ham.

105:24 The Lord made his people very fruitful,

and made them more numerous than their enemies.

105:25 He caused them to hate his people,

and to mistreat his servants.

tn Heb “entered.”

tn Heb “lived as a resident alien.”

tn Heb “and he”; the referent (the Lord) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Heb “him,” referring to “his people.”

tn Heb “his,” referring to “his people.”

tn Heb “their heart.”

tn Or “to deal deceptively.” The Hitpael of נָכַל (nakhal) occurs only here and in Gen 37:18, where it is used of Joseph’s brothers “plotting” to kill him.