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
In Egypt herdsmen were probably of the lowest caste. Some of Joseph’s brethren were made rulers over Pharaoh’s cattle (Gen. “47:6, 17). The Israelites were known in Egypt as “keepers of” “cattle;” and when they left it they took their flocks and herds” “with them (Ex. 12:38). Both David and Saul came from “following” “the herd” to occupy the throne (1 Sam. 9; 11:5; Ps. 78:70).” David’s herd-masters were among his chief officers of state. The daughters also of wealthy chiefs were wont to tend the flocks of “the family (Gen. 29:9; Ex. 2:16). The “chief of the herdsmen” was in the time of the monarchy an officer of high rank (1 Sam. 21:7; comp. 1 Chr. 27:29). The herdsmen lived in tents (Isa. 38:12; Jer. 6:3); and there were folds for the cattle (Num. “32:16), and watch-towers for the herdsmen, that he might” therefrom observe any coming danger (Micah 4:8; Nah. 3:8).
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