Psalm 147:15
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New International Version
He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.

King James Bible
He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

Darby Bible Translation
He sendeth forth his oracles to the earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

World English Bible
He sends out his commandment to the earth. His word runs very swiftly.

Young's Literal Translation
Who is sending forth His saying on earth, Very speedily doth His word run.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He sendeth forth has commandment - His substantial word. It is here personified, מימרא meymra, Chaldee; and appears to be a very active agent running every where, and performing the purposes of his will.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sendeth

Psalm 33:9 For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.

Psalm 107:20,25 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions...

Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides his face, who then can behold him?...

Job 37:12 And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatever he commands them on the face of the world in the earth.

Jonah 1:4 But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

Matthew 8:8,9,13 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that you should come under my roof: but speak the word only...

his word

Psalm 68:11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

2 Thessalonians 3:1 Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:

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Healing for the Wounded
We will not delay you by a preface, but will come at once to the two thoughts: first, here is a great ill--a broken heart; and secondly, a great mercy--"he healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds." Man is a double being: he is composed of body and soul, and each of the portions of man may receive injury and hurt. The wounds of the body are extremely painful, and if they amount to a breaking of the frame the torture is singularly exquisite. Yet God has in his mercy provided means
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

Anxious About Earth, or Earnest About the Kingdom
'And He said unto His disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on. 23. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment. 24. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls? 25. And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? 26. If ye then be not able to do that thing
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Concerning Peaceableness
Blessed are the peacemakers. Matthew 5:9 This is the seventh step of the golden ladder which leads to blessedness. The name of peace is sweet, and the work of peace is a blessed work. Blessed are the peacemakers'. Observe the connection. The Scripture links these two together, pureness of heart and peaceableness of spirit. The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable' (James 3:17). Follow peace and holiness' (Hebrews 12:14). And here Christ joins them together pure in heart, and peacemakers',
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Letter xvi to Rainald, Abbot of Foigny
To Rainald, Abbot of Foigny Bernard declares to him how little he loves praise; that the yoke of Christ is light; that he declines the name of father, and is content with that of brother. 1. In the first place, do not wonder if titles of honour affright me, when I feel myself so unworthy of the honours themselves; and if it is fitting that you should give them to me, it is not expedient for me to accept them. For if you think that you ought to observe that saying, In honour preferring one another
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Job 37:12
At his direction they swirl around over the face of the whole earth to do whatever he commands them.

Psalm 104:4
He makes winds his messengers, flames of fire his servants.

Psalm 107:20
He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.

Psalm 147:18
He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.

Psalm 148:5
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created,

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