Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, November 29th, 2023
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 34

Peake's Commentary on the BiblePeake's Commentary

Verses 1-22

XXXIV. Yahweh’ s Care for His Own.— An acrostic Ps., the letter Waw being omitted as in Psalms 25. Yahweh’ s care of the poor who fear Him.

Psalms 34:5. Read with LXX, “ look to him,” “ be radiant,” “ your faces.”

Psalms 34:7 . “ The angel,” i.e. the angel who represented Yahweh ( cf. Malachi 3:1, Isaiah 63:9).

The acrostic is complete with Psalms 34:21; Psalms 34:22 is an addition for liturgical use ( cf. Psalms 25:22 *).

Bibliographical Information
Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 34". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/psalms-34.html. 1919.
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