New American Standard Bible
Indeed, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel!
King James Bible
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And see thy children's children. Peace be upon Israel!
World English Bible
Yes, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents.
Young's Literal Translation
And see the sons of thy sons! Peace on Israel!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children - This is a continuation of the idea of blessedness as connected with a numerous posterity - an object of so much interest to the Hebrews (see the notes at Psalm 128:3), and having its foundation in our nature.
And peace upon Israel - See Psalm 125:5. As the crowning blessing; a blessing above that of success in worldly affairs; above that of seeing a numerous and happy posterity. The love of God is the supreme affection in the mind of a pious man; the desire that his cause may prosper and triumph is to him a supreme desire. Man is truly and completely blessed only in religion.
LibraryWhat the Ruler's Discrimination Should be Between Correction and Connivance, Between Fervour and Gentleness.
It should be known too that the vices of subjects ought sometimes to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at; that things, even though openly known, ought sometimes to be seasonably tolerated, but sometimes, though hidden, be closely investigated; that they ought sometimes to be gently reproved, but sometimes vehemently censured. For, indeed, some things, as we have said, ought to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at, so that, when the …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
Israel said to Joseph, "I never expected to see your face, and behold, God has let me see your children as well."
Joseph saw the third generation of Ephraim's sons; also the sons of Machir, the son of Manasseh, were born on Joseph's knees.
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.
But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,
But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.
Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.
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