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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 128

Smith's Bible CommentarySmith's Commentary

Verses 1-6

Psalms 128:1-6

Continuing to deal with the family and all, the next psalm.

Blessed is every one that feareth [or reverences] the LORD; and walks in his ways. For thou shalt eat the labor of your hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee ( Psalms 128:1-2 ).

Who is that? The man who reverences the Lord and walks in the ways of the Lord. You'll eat the fruit of your own labor. You'll be happy. It will be well with you.

Your wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of your house: and your children like olive plants round about the table ( Psalms 128:3 ).

So all these little olive skin kids sitting around the table, you know. I love it. Ten little faces, big smiles.

Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that reverences the LORD. The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion ( Psalms 128:4-5 ):

Now we're still coming towards Jerusalem and we're still looking forward to getting there.

and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life. Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel ( Psalms 128:5 , Psalms 128:6 ).

So you get to see your grandkids and that's neat. "

Bibliographical Information
Smith, Charles Ward. "Commentary on Psalms 128". "Smith's Bible Commentary". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/csc/psalms-128.html. 2014.
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