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
“A peak, the eastern prolongation of the Anti-Lebanon range,” “reaching to the height of about 9,200 feet above the” Mediterranean. It marks the north boundary of Palestine (Deut. “3:8, 4:48; Josh. 11:3, 17; 13:11; 12:1), and is seen from a” great distance. It is about 40 miles north of the Sea of “Galilee. It is called “the Hermonites” (Ps. 42:6) because it has” “more than one summit. The Sidonians called it Sirion, and the” Amorites Shenir (Deut. 3:9; Cant. 4:8). It is also called Baal-hermon (Judg. 3:3; 1 Chr. 5:23) and Sion (Deut. 4:48). There is every probability that one of its three summits was the “scene of the transfiguration (q.v.). The “dew of Hermon” is” “referred to (Ps. 89: 12). Its modern name is Jebel-esh-Sheikh,” the chief mountain. It is one of the most conspicuous “mountains in Palestine or Syria. “In whatever part of Palestine” “the Israelite turned his eye northward, Hermon was there,” “terminating the view. From the plain along the coast, from the” “Jordan valley, from the heights of Moab and Gilead, from the” “plateau of Bashan, the pale, blue, snow-capped cone forms the” “one feature in the northern horizon.” “Our Lord and his disciples climbed this “high mountain apart” “one day, and remained on its summit all night, “weary after” “their long and toilsome ascent.” During the night “he was” “transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun.” The next day they descended to Caesarea Philippi.
“(Ps. 42:6, 7) = “the Hermons”, i.e., the three peaks or summits” “of Hermon, which are about a quarter of a mile apart.”
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