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
“Perfection (LXX., “truth;” Vulg., “veritas”), Ex. 28:30; Deut.” “33:8; Judg. 1:1; 20:18; 1 Sam. 14:3, 18; 23:9; 2 Sam. 21:1. What” “the “Urim and Thummim” were cannot be determined with any” certainty. All we certainly know is that they were a certain “divinely-given means by which God imparted, through the high” “priest, direction and counsel to Israel when these were needed.” The method by which this was done can be only a matter of mere “conjecture. They were apparently material objects, quite” “distinct from the breastplate, but something added to it after” “all the stones had been set in it, something in addition to the” “breastplate and its jewels. They may have been, as some suppose,” “two small images, like the teraphim (comp. Judg. 17:5; 18:14,” “17, 20; Hos. 3:4), which were kept in the bag of the” “breastplate, by which, in some unknown way, the high priest” could give forth his divinely imparted decision when consulted. They were probably lost at the destruction of the temple by Nebuchadnezzar. They were never seen after the return from captivity.
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