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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 111

Psalms 111:2

psa 111:2

Sought - Diligently meditated upon.

Psalms 111:3

psa 111:3

Work - Either all his works, or that eminent branch of those works, his providence towards his people. Righteousness - His justice or faithfulness in performing his word.

Psalms 111:4

psa 111:4

Remembered - By their own nature, and the lasting benefits flowing from them, which are such as cannot easily be forgotten.

Psalms 111:5

psa 111:5

Meat - All necessary provisions for their being and well - being.

Psalms 111:7

psa 111:7

The works - All that he doth on the behalf of his people, or against their enemies. Truth - Are exactly agreeable to his promises, and to justice. Commandments - His laws given to the Israelites, especially the moral law. Sure - Constant and unchangeable.

Psalms 111:8

psa 111:8

Done - Constituted or ordered.

Psalms 111:9

psa 111:9

Redemption - The deliverance out of Egypt, which was a type of that higher redemption by Christ. Commanded - Appointed, or established firmly by his power and authority. For ever - Through all successive generations of his people to the end of the world. Reverend - Terrible to his enemies, venerable in his peoples eyes, and holy in all his dealings with all men.

Psalms 111:10

psa 111:10

The fear - True religion. Beginning - Is the only foundation of, and introduction to, true wisdom.

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