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 2, 1943.]

"He shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday" (Ps. 37:6)—The word which is here translated "righteousness" can also be rendered "straightness, justice, right, or honesty." Smith translates: "He will bring forth your right like the light, and your just cause like the noonday."

"Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him" (Ps. 37:7)—The Hebrew word which is translated "rest" can also mean "to keep silence," and this explains the reading of the Revised Version (Margin): "Be still before the Lord." Moffatt suggests the following: "Leave it to the Eternal and be patient."

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April 17, 1943

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