New American Standard Bible
The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the LORD, And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
King James Bible
The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
and the meek shall increase their joy in Jehovah, and the needy among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
World English Bible
The humble also will increase their joy in Yahweh, and the poor among men will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And the humble have added joy in Jehovah, And the poor among men In the Holy One of Israel rejoice.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The meek - The word 'meek' usually refers to those who are patient in the reception of injuries, but the Hebrew word used here (ענוים ‛ănâviym) means properly the oppressed, the afflicted, the unhappy Psalm 9:13; Psalm 10:12, Psalm 10:17; Proverbs 3:34; Isaiah 11:4. It involves usually the idea of humility or "virtuous suffering" (compare Psalm 25:9; Psalm 37:11; Psalm 69:33). Here it may denote the pious of the land who were oppressed, and subjected to trials.
Shall increase - Margin, as in Hebrew, 'Add.' It means, that they should greatly rejoice in the Lord. They should see the evidence of the fulfillment of his predictions; they should see the oppressors punished Isaiah 29:20-21, and Yahweh coming forth to be their protector and defender Isaiah 29:22-24.
And the poor among men - The poor people; or the needy. Doubtless the idea is that of the pious poor; those who feared God, and who had been subjected to the trials of oppression and poverty.
LibraryIf it is Objected, that the Necessity which Urges us to Pray is not Always...
If it is objected, that the necessity which urges us to pray is not always equal, I admit it, and this distinction is profitably taught us by James: " Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms" (James 5:13). Therefore, common sense itself dictates, that as we are too sluggish, we must be stimulated by God to pray earnestly whenever the occasion requires. This David calls a time when God "may be found" (a seasonable time); because, as he declares in several other …
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Christ Teaching by Miracles
Letter ii (A. D. 1126) to the Monk Adam
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
the BLIND RECEIVE SIGHT and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.
"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.
But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.
But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
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