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Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible
Psalms 129

 

 

Verses 1-8

CXXIX. Persecuted but not Cast Down.

Psalms 129:1-4. Israel's tyrants compared to ploughmen who have extended their ploughing far, but Yahweh in His righteousness cut the cord which fastened the ox to the plough and then, of course, the ploughing ceased.

Psalms 129:5-8. The enemies of Zion are to be like grass which springs up casually on the flat roof, but before it reaches its full height (?) is withered. Nobody would think of formal benediction on a crop which was not worth the carrying.

 


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 129:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pfc/psalms-129.html. 1919.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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