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

Psalms Chapter 129

Psalms 129:1

psa 129:1

From my youth - From the time that I was a people.

Psalms 129:4

psa 129:4

Righteous - Faithful or merciful. The cords - Wherewith the plow was drawn. By these cords he understands all their plots and endeavours.

Psalms 129:6

psa 129:6

House - tops - Which there were flat. Which - Having no deep root, never comes to maturity. And so all their designs shall be abortive.

Psalms 129:8

psa 129:8

The blessing - Which was an usual salutation given by passengers to reapers: so the meaning is, it never continues 'till the harvest comes.

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