New International Version
The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him-- may your hearts live forever!
King James Bible
The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
The meek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise Jehovah that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.
World English Bible
The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.
Young's Literal Translation
The humble do eat and are satisfied, Praise Jehovah do those seeking Him, Your heart doth live for ever.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The meek shall eat - ענוים anavim. the Poor, shall eat. In the true only Sacrifice there shall be such a provision for all believers that they shall have a fullness of joy. Those who offered the sacrifice, fed on what they offered. Jesus, the true Sacrifice, is the bread that came down from heaven; they who eat of this bread shall never die.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryFeasting on the Sacrifice
'The meek shall eat and be satisfied.'--PSALM xxii. 26. 'The flesh of the sacrifice of his peace-offering for thanksgiving shall be offered in the day of his oblation.' Such was the law for Israel. And the custom of sacrificial feasts, which it embodies, was common to many lands. To such a custom my text alludes; for the Psalmist has just been speaking of 'paying his vows' (that is, sacrifices which he had vowed in the time of his trouble), and to partake of these he invites the meek. The sacrificial …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Trials of the Christian
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, "The LORD is great!"
The poor will see and be glad-- you who seek God, may your hearts live!
for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare.
Seek the LORD, all you humble of the land, you who do what he commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be sheltered on the day of the LORD's anger.
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