Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
“Called also Azzah, which is its Hebrew name (Deut. 2:23; 1 Kings” “4:24; Jer. 25:20), strong, a city on the Mediterranean shore,” remarkable for its early importance as the chief centre of a great commercial traffic with Egypt. It is one of the oldest cities of the world (Gen. 10:19; Josh. 15:47). Its earliest “inhabitants were the Avims, who were conquered and displaced by” “the Caphtorims (Deut. 2:23; Josh. 13:2, 3), a Philistine tribe.” In the division of the land it fell to the lot of Judah (Josh. 15:47; Judg. 1:18). It was the southernmost of the five great Philistine cities which gave each a golden emerod as a trespass-offering unto the Lord (1 Sam. 6:17). Its gates were carried away by Samson (Judg. 16:1-3). Here he was afterwards a “prisoner, and “did grind in the prison house.” Here he also” “pulled down the temple of Dagon, and slew “all the lords of the” “Philistines,” himself also perishing in the ruin (Judg.” 16:21-30). The prophets denounce the judgments of God against it “(Jer. 25:20; 47:5; Amos 1:6, 7; Zeph. 2:4). It is referred to in” Acts 8:26. Philip is here told to take the road from Jerusalem “to Gaza (about 6 miles south-west of Jerusalem), “which is” “desert”, i.e., the “desert road,” probably by Hebron, through” the desert hills of Southern Judea. (See SAMSON.) “It is noticed on monuments as early as B.C. 1600. Its small port is now called el-Mineh.
Definition of Gaza: “strong; a goat”
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