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
“(1.) Heb. `asherah, properly a wooden image, or a pillar” “representing Ashtoreth, a sensual Canaanitish goddess, probably” usually set up in a grove (2 Kings 21:7; 23:4). In the Revised “Version the word “Asherah” (q.v.) is introduced as a proper” “noun, the name of the wooden symbol of a goddess, with the” plurals Asherim (Ex. 34:13) and Asheroth (Judg. 3:13). “The LXX. have rendered asherah in 2 Chr. 15:16 by “Astarte.” The Vulgate has done this also in Judg. 3:7. “(2.) Heb. `eshel (Gen. 21:33). In 1 Sam. 22:6 and 31:13 the “Authorized Version renders this word by “tree.” In all these” “passages the Revised Version renders by “tamarisk tree.” It has” “been identified with the Tamariscus orientalis, five species of” which are found in Palestine. “(3.) The Heb. word `elon, uniformly rendered in the Authorized “Version by “plain,” properly signifies a grove or plantation. In” “the Revised Version it is rendered, pl., “oaks” (Gen. 13:18;” 14:13; 18:1; 12:6; Deut. 11:30; Josh. 19:33). In the earliest times groves are mentioned in connection with religious worship. “The heathen consecrated groves to particular gods, and for this” reason they were forbidden to the Jews (Jer. 17:3; Ezek. 20:28).
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