Psalm 131:3
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Israel, put your hope in the LORD both now and forevermore.

King James Bible
Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
Let Israel hope in Jehovah, from henceforth and for evermore.

World English Bible
Israel, hope in Yahweh, from this time forth and forevermore. A Song of Ascents.

Young's Literal Translation
Israel doth wait on Jehovah, From henceforth, and unto the age!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let Israel hope in the Lord - Act all as I have done; trust in him who is the God of justice and compassion; and, after you have suffered awhile, he will make bare his arm and deliver you. Short as it is, this is a most instructive Psalm. He who acts as the psalmist did, is never likely to come to mischief, or do any to others.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

let Israel

Psalm 115:9-11 O Israel, trust you in the LORD: he is their help and their shield...

Psalm 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

Psalm 146:5 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is...

from henceforth. Heb. from now

Psalm 115:18 But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for ever more. Praise the LORD.

Isaiah 26:4 Trust you in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:

The Duty of Self-Denial.
"Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child."--Psalm cxxxi. 2. Self-denial of some kind or other is involved, as is evident, in the very notion of renewal and holy obedience. To change our hearts is to learn to love things which we do not naturally love--to unlearn the love of this world; but this involves, of course, a thwarting of our natural wishes and tastes. To be righteous and obedient implies self-command; but to
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

Children and Childlike Men
'And they brought young children to Him, that He should touch them: and His disciples rebuked those that brought them. 14. But when Jesus saw it, He was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto Me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. 15. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.' --Mark x. 13-15. It was natural that the parents should have wanted Christ's blessing, so
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Psalm 113:2
Let the name of the LORD be praised, both now and forevermore.

Psalm 130:7
Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.

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