Bible Notes

"The children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings" (Ps. 36:7)—The verb rendered "put their trust" means properly "seek refuge" (Brown, Driver, Briggs: Hebrew Lexicon, p. 340). Hence, Moffatt has: "To thee men come for shelter in the shadow of thy wings;" and Smith: "The sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings."

"It is even a vapour" (James 4:14)—The Greek is literally translated, "For ye are a vapour (or mist)." Compare the rendering of the Revised Version: "For ye are a vapour." So Goodspeed renders: "You are just a mist;" and Moffatt and the Twentieth Century New Testament translate: "You are but a mist;" though Weymouth (fifth edition) prefers: "It is but a mist."

"The right hand of the Lord is exalted" (Ps. 118:16)—In the Old Testament the hand, and particularly the "right hand," is constantly symbolic of divine potency; indeed, "when he wished to denote God's power, the Israelite spoke of God's hand" (Hastings: Bible Dictionary, Vol. II, p. 296).

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