New American Standard Bible
How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD his God,
King James Bible
Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is he who hath the �God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in Jehovah his God,
World English Bible
Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in Yahweh, his God:
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of him Who hath the God of Jacob for his help, His hope is on Jehovah his God,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help - Who may rely for protection on the God who defended Jacob in his travels and dangers. Or, perhaps the word Jacob is used here collectively to denote Israel - the Jewish people: the God whom they adore and worship, rather than the gods of the pagan. Compare Psalm 144:15, note; Psalm 54:4, note.
Whose hope is in the Lord his God - In Yahweh, worshipped as his God. That is, who truly worships Yahweh, or makes Yahweh his God.
LibraryAppendix xiv. The Law in Messianic Times.
THE question as to the Rabbinic views in regard to the binding character of the Law, and its imposition on the Gentiles, in Messianic times, although, strictly speaking, not forming part of this history, is of such vital importance in connection with recent controversies as to demand special consideration. In the text to which this Appendix refers it has been indicated, that a new legislation was expected in Messianic days. The ultimate basis of this expectancy must be sought in the Old Testament …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
"The Truth. " Some Generals Proposed.
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.
How blessed are the people who are so situated; How blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!
"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD.
"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.
It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom, And by His understanding He stretched out the heavens.
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