Psalms 128:1-6 . The temporal blessings of true piety. The eighth chapter of Zecariah is a virtual commentary on this Psalm. Compare Psalms 128:3 with Zechariah 8:5 ; and Psalms 128:2 with Leviticus 26:16 , Deuteronomy 28:33 , Zechariah 8:10 ; and Psalms 128:6 with Zechariah 8:4 .
1. (Compare Psalms 1:1 ).
2. For thou shalt eat--that is, It is a blessing to live on the fruits of one's own industry.
5. In temporal blessings the pious do not forget the richer blessings of God's grace, which they shall ever enjoy.
6. Long life crowns all other temporal favors. As Psalms 125:5 , this Psalm closes with a prayer for peace, with prosperity for God's people.