psalm 126:1 meaning

When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion - Margin, as in Hebrew, "returned the returning of Zion." Psalms 126:1-6.-Thanksgiving for the deliverance out of Babylon already vouchsafed to Zion, to her joy, so that the pagan spoke of the great things which the Lord had done for her (Psalms 126:1-3); Lord complete the deliverance by not letting the work be interrupted. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". "[3] There are also a number of other scholarly "guesses"; but none of them carries any particular authority. 16.) devious route with those who walk in God’s ways. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. lib. The Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Arabic, and Ethiopic versions, render it, "as those that are comforted"; and the Syriac version, "as those that rejoice"; each of the seasons mentioned being times of comfort and joy: Joseph Kimchi interprets it of the passing away and forgetfulness of affliction and trouble at the time of redemption, like a dream that flies away upon awaking. surrounding it. for all saints. When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream." "Commentary on Psalms 126:1". The captives in that passage were primarily those whom the Devil had made "captive" to do his will. like them that dream. commandment, word, and ordinances, they have professionally embraced. 8.      Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. It was done at the time of the Isthmian games, and by the crier, who went into the circus to proclaim them; none but the Roman general T. Quintius knowing what was to be done. Mark 13:20 "And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should (89) As, however, this makes little difference in regard to the sense, it is enough to have noticed it to my readers in passing. Compare Job 42:10; Psalms 14:7; Hosea 6:11. The sense is much the same-`When God gave them a complete returning.' When Jehovah brought back his exiles to Jerusalem, it was like a dream! It seems every day, that wickedness is Certain it is, that it salts the Church's deliverance upon every occasion, and the deliverance of every believer. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); them in the arms of everlasting love. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. π����S��)V`���x�`���H�#MX���%� ���`1,-�B%-d�Q�9��Q��:�O���>��RG]��� @����G�����@x=�@U6�I3�&H����sJ�9��t�%�#!Hgf"-���D���ґˬ;���=���N�b����YMt6��;A�q�p4]�(����L��v��m�Y�����*ጺ���A�s�86n�ιJY��P�t��R��s�L]� �=ϼ�R��K� E���� !^:GCM�ya��Hh�^�x����w�'�,�������ߟ����}~x��旇߮ޣS�o�e��(��O����s��墳�!�U�S�ʺ�.ʺE��u��R��䙮S�eݠn�uJ]/�&uR�e�MvY�ԭ�.���nQ�eݦ��u'0r �=8�_�! This song likely was composed after the exile, in wondrous gratitude for God’s restoration, and in prayer for a furtherance of that work. The phrase is not precisely the same as that in Psalms 126:4, which is usual, and offers no difficulty. If this Psalm was written with a view to record the wonderful and gracious dealings of the Lord with his people, in delivering them from the Babylonish captivity, certain it is, that that event was as sudden and unexpected as a dream. See title note; (See Scofield "Psalms 120:1"). 3  The Lord hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad. These are the walls that Who do all they The psalm is for the comfort and guidance of the Church in all times of trial, when joyful hopes raised by deliverances are threatened with disappointment. Compare Isaiah 29:7-8, the same image in a different application. It includes a description of security (verses 1-3), a prayer Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. the word of God, the rule of faith and practice. And when any, and every poor sinner is thus brought out, so great, so unexpected, so unlooked for, and so, marvellous doth the whole seem to him, that it appears too great, and too good to be real, so that it seems but as a dream, or a vision of the night. ,��Q��j�����G�̫��:�W��un��ko�����Y�e�(벆��uY½We��y�+^�o����޷Tt�u\���w�������`��m`{�W�o�޶�޷ loW[�������m��������mi�}���v���m`{��Ŷ�I��������kY��u)��~�u Z[e]��fY���Q�%h��u �ޞ���mo�]�xk�� When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. The Spiritual Purity of Jerusalem (125:4-5). Scarcely could any person believe what he had heard. Some question Josephus' writings; but the pertinent question is, "If Cyrus did not indeed give God the honor of ordering the return of Israel, how can we account for the fact that the Gentile nations of the world of that period ascribed the honor to God instead of to Cyrus?

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