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
“Hadad is help; called also Hadarezer, Adod is his help, the king” “of Zobah. Hanun, the king of the Ammonites, hired among others” the army of Hadadezer to assist him in his war against David. “Joab, who was sent against this confederate host, found them in” “double battle array, the Ammonities toward their capital of” “Rabbah, and the Syrian mercenaries near Medeba. In the battle” “which was fought the Syrians were scattered, and the Ammonites” in alarm fled into their capital. After this Hadadezer went “north “to recover his border” (2 Sam. 8:3, A.V.); but rather, as” “the Revised Version renders, “to recover his dominion”, i.e., to” recruit his forces. Then followed another battle with the Syrian “army thus recruited, which resulted in its being totally routed” “at Helam (2 Sam. 10:17). Shobach, the leader of the Syrian army,” “died on the field of battle. The Syrians of Damascus, who had” “come to help Hadadezer, were also routed, and Damascus was made” “tributary to David. All the spoils taken in this war, “shields” “of gold” and “very much brass,” from which afterwards the” “brasen sea, and the pillars, and the vessels of brass for the” “temple were made (1 Chr. 18:8), were brought to Jerusalem and” dedicated to Jehovah. Thus the power of the Ammonites and the “Syrians was finally broken, and David’s empire extended to the” Euphrates (2 Sam. 10:15-19; 1 Chr. 19:15-19).
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