Almost as if it were a preamble, Psalm 103: 1-2 concentrates on the benefactor. This way, it assures the believer that whatever benefits which are to follow can be counted upon because of the divinity,
Why would anyone have to be reminded not to forget all of the Lord’s benefits? Could it be that we have become so accustomed to them that we take them for granted? Or, that we
We could very easily take all day to bless His holy nature. By nature, He is omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, omni-beneficent. By nature, He is gracious, loving and kind. By nature, He is real, righteous and
For holding oil or perfumery (Mark 14:3). It was of the form of a flask or bottle. The Hebrew word (pak) used for it is more “appropriately rendered “vial” in 1 Sam. 10:1, and should also be” “so rendered in 2 Kings 9:1, where alone else it occurs.”
“(Heb. teashshur), mentioned in Isa. 60:13; 41:19, was, according” “to some, a species of cedar growing in Lebanon. The words of” “Ezek. 27:6 literally translated are, “Thy benches they have made” “of ivory, the daughter of the ashur tree,” i.e., inlaid with” “ashur wood. The ashur is the box-tree, and accordingly the” “Revised Version rightly reads “inlaid in box wood.” This is the” Buxus sempervirens of botanists. It is remarkable for the beauty of its evergreen foliage and for the utility of its hard and durable wood.
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