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Bible Commentaries

Peake's Commentary on the Bible

Psalms 128

Verses 1-6

CXXVIII. The Blessing of a Pious Home.

Psalms 128:2 a. i.e. without being robbed by the oppressor. This shows how low peasant life in Israel has sunk.

Psalms 128:3 . Observe the seclusion of women.— olive plants are a type of fruitfulness. As the parent tree decays, new plants sprout from the roots. They are also an image of beauty and freshness.

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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 128". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". 1919.