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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 128

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole BibleCommentary Critical



:-. The temporal blessings of true piety. The eighth chapter of Zecariah is a virtual commentary on this Psalm. Compare Psalms 128:3; Zechariah 8:5; and Psalms 128:2; Leviticus 26:16; Deuteronomy 28:33; Zechariah 8:10; and Psalms 128:6; Zechariah 8:4.

Verse 1

1. (Compare :-).

Verse 2

2. For thou shalt eat—that is, It is a blessing to live on the fruits of one's own industry.

Verse 3

3. by the sides—or, "within" (Psalms 48:2).

olive plants—are peculiarly luxuriant (Psalms 52:8).

Verse 5

5. In temporal blessings the pious do not forget the richer blessings of God's grace, which they shall ever enjoy.

Verse 6

6. Long life crowns all other temporal favors. As Psalms 125:5, this Psalm closes with a prayer for peace, with prosperity for God's people.

Bibliographical Information
Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Psalms 128". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/jfb/psalms-128.html. 1871-8.
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