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
Booths. (1.) The first encampment of the Israelites after leaving Ramesses (Ex. 12:37); the civil name of Pithom (q.v.). “(2.) A city on the east of Jordan, identified with Tell Dar’ala, “a high mound, a mass of debris, in the plain north of Jabbok and” “about one mile from it (Josh. 13:27). Here Jacob (Gen. 32:17,” “30; 33:17), on his return from Padan-aram after his interview” “with Esau, built a house for himself and made booths for his” cattle. The princes of this city churlishly refused to afford “help to Gideon and his 300 men when “faint yet pursuing” they” followed one of the bands of the fugitive Midianites after the great victory at Gilboa. After overtaking and routing this band “at Karkor, Gideon on his return visited the rulers of the city” “with severe punishment. “He took the elders of the city, and” “thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the” “men of Succoth” (Judg. 8:13-16). At this place were erected the” foundries for casting the metal-work for the temple (1 Kings 7:46).
Definition of Succoth: “tents; tabernacles”
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