Psalm 81:15
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New International Version
Those who hate the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.

King James Bible
The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The haters of Jehovah would have come cringing unto him; but their time would have been for ever.

World English Bible
The haters of Yahweh would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.

Young's Literal Translation
Those hating Jehovah feign obedience to Him, But their time is -- to the age.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Their time should have endured for ever - That is, Their prosperity should have known no end.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the haters

Psalm 18:45 The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places.

Psalm 83:2 For, see, your enemies make a tumult: and they that hate you have lifted up the head.

Exodus 20:5 You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God...

Deuteronomy 7:10 And repays them that hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him that hates him...

John 15:22,23 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin...

Romans 1:30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Romans 8:7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

submitted themselves. or yielded feigned obedience. Heb. lied

Psalm 18:44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves to me.

Psalm 63:3 Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.

time

Psalm 102:28 The children of your servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before you.

Isaiah 65:22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people...

Joel 3:20 But Judah shall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation.

Library
Chapter I Beginning and Early Days of the Orphan Work.
BEGINNING AND EARLY DAYS OF THE ORPHAN WORK. "That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ."--1 Peter, i. 7. Mr. George Mueller, the founder of the New Orphan-Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol (institutions that have been for many years the greatest monuments of modern times to a prayer-answering God), gives in that most valuable and instructive book, "A
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
"O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."--Psalm xxxiv. 8. You see by these words what love Almighty God has towards us, and what claims He has upon our love. He is the Most High, and All-Holy. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. He would not be less happy though He had never created us; He would not be less happy though we were all blotted out again from creation. But He is the God of love; He brought us all into existence,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The Nature of Spiritual Hunger
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness Matthew 5:6 We are now come to the fourth step of blessedness: Blessed are they that hunger'. The words fall into two parts: a duty implied; a promise annexed. A duty implied: Blessed are they that hunger'. Spiritual hunger is a blessed hunger. What is meant by hunger? Hunger is put for desire (Isaiah 26:9). Spiritual hunger is the rational appetite whereby the soul pants after that which it apprehends most suitable and proportional
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Justifying or Sanctifying Grace
Sanctifying grace is defined by Deharbe as "an unmerited, supernatural gift, imparted to the soul by the Holy Ghost, by which we are made just, children of God, and heirs of Heaven." As it makes sinners just, sanctifying grace is also called justifying, though this appellation can not be applied to the sanctification of our first parents in Paradise or to that of the angels and the sinless soul of Christ. Justification, as we have shown, consists in the infusion of sanctifying grace, and hence it
Joseph Pohle—Grace, Actual and Habitual

Cross References
Romans 1:30
slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents;

2 Samuel 22:45
foreigners cower before me; as soon as they hear of me, they obey me.

Psalm 18:44
foreigners cower before me; as soon as they hear of me, they obey me.

Psalm 66:3
Say to God, "How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies cringe before you.

Psalm 83:2
See how your enemies growl, how your foes rear their heads.

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