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Bible Commentaries

Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible

Psalms 128

Verses 1-6

The man who fears God will be blessed in his family life. The Ps. has been called the ’Home, Sweet Home ’of Judaism.

3. By the sides of thine house] RV ’in the innermost parts of thine house,’ i.e. in the women’s apartment. Olive plants] a precious tree in Palestine. 5. ’May the Lord bless thee out of Zion,’ i.e. from His dwelling-place.

6. The Psalmist closes with a note of patriotism: RV ’Peace be upon Israel.’

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Dummelow, John. "Commentary on Psalms 128". "Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible". 1909.