Bible Notes

[The Biblical citations given in the Christian Science Quarterly are from the Authorized King James Version. The Bible Notes in these columns can be used, if deemed necessary, to elucidate some of the words or passages contained in the Bible Lessons. The Notes in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon designated to be read in Christian Science churches on May 24, 1942.]

"I sought the Lord, and he heard me" (Ps. 34:4)—The Hebrew "darashti" means primarily "I sought," but it can also mean "I consulted, or enquired of," and is often used for seeking Deity in prayer or in worship; while the verb rendered "heard" means literally "answered." Moffat I translates: "I besought the Eternal and he answered me;" though Kent prefers: "I sought Jehovah and he answered me."

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May 16, 1942

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