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Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible
Psalms 130

 

 

Verses 1-8

CXXX. Waiting for God.

Psalms 130:1. depths refers primarily to God's exaltation in heaven, man's position far below on earth.

Psalms 130:4. The fear of Yahweh was to pious Jews the sum of religion. If God withdrew His kindness and pardon, no man could stand. On the other hand, forgiveness encourages a sinner to "fear God and keep His commandments." The LXX reads, "for thy name's sake."

 


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 130:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pfc/psalms-130.html. 1919.

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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