Aben Ezra interprets this of the water which flowed out of the rock at Horeb, which was sweeter than honey; but the former sense is best: the rock spiritually and mystically designs Christ, the Rock of salvation, 1 Corinthians 10:4, the honey out of the rock, the fulness of grace in him, and the blessings of it, the sure mercies of David, and the precious promises of the everlasting covenant; and the Gospel, which is sweeter than the honey or the honeycomb; and with these such are filled and satisfied, who hearken to Christ, and walk in his ways; for, as the whole of what is here said shows what Israel lost by disobedience, it clearly suggests what such enjoy who hear and obey. Green Literal Translation Yea, He would have caused them to eat from the fat of the wheat; and I would have satisfied you with honey out of the rock. To make a deliverance appear more gracious, more glorious, it is good to observe all that makes the trouble we are delivered from appear more grievous. The Geneva Bible 1587 And God would haue fedde them with the fatte of wheat, and with honie out of the rocke would I haue sufficed thee. Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Mer'ibah. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. What God had done on Israel's behalf, was kept in remembrance by public solemnities.
Judges 14:8,9,18; 1 Samuel 14:25,26; Job 29:6 Gill's Notes on the Bible He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat,. It is sin that makes our troubles long, and our salvation slow. Bible in Basic English I would give them the best grain for food; you would be full of honey from the rock. The Message You'll feast on my fresh-baked bread spread with butter and rock-pure honey. This is in accordance with the usual promises of the Scriptures, that obedience to God will be followed by national temporal prosperity. Try it free for 30 days! Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710.
What is meant by hunger? He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee. And with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee - Palestine abounded with bees, and honey was a favorite article of food. But those who reject him as their Lord and Master, must also lose him as their Saviour and their reward. Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day. Genesis 43:11; Deuteronomy 8:8; Deuteronomy 32:13; 1 Samuel 14:25-26; Isaiah 7:15; Ezekiel 16:13; Matthew 3:4. Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah.
God is not the Author of their sin, he leaves them to the lusts of their own hearts, and the counsels of their own heads; if they do not well, the blame must be upon themselves. He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. New Life Version But I would feed you with the best of grain. Hunger is put for desire Isaiah 26:9.
This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may George Müller— Answers to Prayer Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? Spiritual hunger is a blessed hunger. Upon the same conditions of faith and obedience, do Christians hold those spiritual and eternal good things, which the pleasant fields and fertile hills of Canaan showed forth. And I would fill you with honey from the rock. I will satisfy you with honey out of the rock. As an account holder, you can highlight Bible verses, mark your favorites, and take notes. I would soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph. Much of it was gathered also from rocky regions, and this was regarded as the most delicate and valuable. Verse Review from Treasury of Scripure Knowledge He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Man in his primitive state of innocence, was endowed with ability to keep the whole moral law. Complete the form below to register Error: That Email is already registered Error: Please provide a valid Email Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters Error: Passwords do not match Error: Please provide a valid first name Error: That username is already taken Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Individuals and nations, even in respect to temporal prosperity, are most unwise, as well as most wicked, when they disregard the laws of God, and turn away from the precepts and the spirit of religion.
In speaking of the blessing of being filled with the Spirit, the New Testament writers use three tenses in the Greek--the Aorist, the Imperfect, and the John MacNeil— The Spirit-Filled Life 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 Complete Jewish Bible They would be fed with the finest wheat, and I would satisfy you with honey from the rocks. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery. Thomas Watson— The Ten Commandments How does the Filling of the Spirit come? Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius John Edgar McFadyen— Introduction to the Old Testament It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me. Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me; There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.
To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph. He had the copy of God's law written on his heart; no sooner did God command but he obeyed. For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob. Genesis 27:28, Genesis 27:39; Job 36:16; Psalm 36:8; Psalm 63:5; Psalm 65:11. I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots. Clarke's Notes on the Bible With the finest of the wheat - חטה מחלב mecheleb chittah ; literally, with the fat of wheat, as in the margin. I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. King James Version 1611 Hee should haue fedde them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honie out of the rocke, should I haue satisfied thee. Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me; There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god. So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels. He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet. I'm always praying for God to supernaturally just deliver me from it and and free my hands so that I can just rest.
Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways! It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee. I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. What enemies sinners are to themselves! The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery. Barnes' Notes on the Bible He should have fed them also - He would have given them prosperity, and their land would have produced abundantly of the necessities - even of the luxuries - of life.