Psalms 128:6

6 May you live to see your children’s children— peace be on Israel.

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Psalms 128:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.
ESV
6 May you see your children's children! Peace be upon Israel!
NLT
6 May you live to enjoy your grandchildren. May Israel have peace!
MSG
6 And enjoy your grandchildren. Peace to Israel!
CSB
6 and will see your children's children! Peace be with Israel.

Psalms 128:6 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 128:6

Yea, thou shall see thy children's children
A numerous race of descendants from him, which are the crown and glory of old men, ( Proverbs 17:6 ) ; this is also true of Christ's spiritual children by his church in successive ages, ( Isaiah 59:21 ) ;

[and] peace upon Israel:
all kind of prosperity, temporal and spiritual; peace, and abundance of it; as will be in the latter day, in the spiritual reign of Christ, ( Psalms 72:8 ) . It may be considered as a wish or prayer, with which the psalm is concluded; let "peace be upon Israel" F1, as in ( Psalms 125:5 ) ; see ( Galatians 6:16 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F1 (larvy le Mwlv) "pax sit super Israele", Cocceius; so Gejerus.

Psalms 128:6 In-Context

4 Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the LORD.
5 May the LORD bless you from Zion; may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
6 May you live to see your children’s children— peace be on Israel.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Genesis 48:11; Genesis 50:23; Job 42:16
  • 2. S Psalms 125:5
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