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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 128

Introduction

1The sundry blessings which follow them that fear God.

Verse 1

Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
(Title
&) A Song of degrees.
120:1; 121:1; 122:1; 123:1; 124:1; 125:1; 126:1; 127:1; *titles
every one
103:1,13,17; 112:1; 115:13; 147:11; Luke 1:50
walketh
1:1-3; 81:13; 119:1; Luke 1:6; Acts 9:31; 1 Thessalonians 4:1
Reciprocal: Genesis 5:22 - General; Genesis 26:5 - General; Genesis 28:3 - and make; Genesis 49:22 - a fruitful; Deuteronomy 6:2 - fear; Deuteronomy 8:6 - walk; Deuteronomy 10:12 - fear; Deuteronomy 12:7 - ye shall; Deuteronomy 28:3 - in the city; 2 Samuel 22:22 - the ways; 1 Chronicles 26:5 - him; 2 Chronicles 6:31 - fear thee; Job 1:10 - about; Psalm 24:5 - receive; Psalm 32:1 - Blessed; Psalm 37:22 - Blessed; Psalm 41:2 - blessed; Psalm 107:38 - He blesseth; Proverbs 8:32 - for; Isaiah 3:10 - they shall eat; Isaiah 50:10 - is among; Isaiah 56:2 - Blessed; Jeremiah 22:15 - then; Haggai 2:19 - from; Matthew 5:3 - Blessed; Luke 11:28 - General; John 2:1 - a marriage; Ephesians 6:3 - General; 1 Timothy 4:8 - having

Verse 2

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
thou shalt eat
Genesis 3:19; Deuteronomy 28:4,11,39,51; Judges 6:3-6; Ecclesiastes 5:18,19; Isaiah 62:8; Isaiah 65:13,21-23
and it shall
Ecclesiastes 8:12; Isaiah 3:10; Jeremiah 22:15; 1 Corinthians 15:58; Ephesians 6:3
Reciprocal: Genesis 2:15 - put; Deuteronomy 12:7 - ye shall; Judges 19:16 - his work; Ruth 3:1 - may be; Nehemiah 5:2 - our sons; Psalm 1:3 - whatsoever; Proverbs 12:11 - tilleth; Proverbs 13:11 - he; Proverbs 31:31 - of the; Ecclesiastes 2:10 - my heart rejoiced; Ecclesiastes 3:13 - General; Isaiah 19:15 - General; Jeremiah 40:9 - Fear; Jeremiah 42:6 - that it

Verse 3

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
a fruitful vine
Genesis 49:22; Proverbs 5:15-18; Ezekiel 19:10
olive plants
52:8; 144:12; Jeremiah 11:16; Hosea 14:6,7; Romans 11:24
round about
127:5
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:22 - General; Genesis 1:28 - General; Genesis 9:1 - blessed; Genesis 11:11 - begat sons; Deuteronomy 28:4 - General; Deuteronomy 33:24 - Asher be blessed; Ruth 4:11 - the Lord; 1 Chronicles 8:40 - many sons; Job 1:2 - seven sons; Job 5:25 - thy seed; Job 29:5 - my children; Psalm 127:3 - children; Psalm 147:13 - blessed; Proverbs 5:16 - dispersed; Proverbs 14:11 - the tabernacle; Proverbs 17:6 - Children's; Zechariah 8:5 - playing

Verse 5

The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.
bless thee
20:2; 118:26; 134:3; Isaiah 2:3; Ephesians 1:3
thou shalt see
122:6; Isaiah 33:20
Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - will bless thee; 1 Kings 1:48 - mine eyes; Psalm 115:13 - He will bless; Jeremiah 31:23 - The Lord

Verse 6

Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.
thou shalt see
Genesis 50:23; Job 42:16
peace
125:5; Isaiah 66:12; Galatians 1:16 Reciprocal: Genesis 48:1 - his two sons; Deuteronomy 33:24 - Asher be blessed; 1 Kings 1:48 - mine eyes; Psalm 107:41 - maketh; Proverbs 3:2 - length; Proverbs 13:22 - leaveth; Jeremiah 32:39 - for the

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 128". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-128.html.