Psalm 89:40
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New International Version
You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.

King James Bible
Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strongholds to ruin.

World English Bible
You have broken down all his hedges. You have brought his strongholds to ruin.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast broken down all his hedges, Thou hast made his fenced places a ruin.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hast broken down all his hedges - Thou hart permitted the land to be stripped of all defense; there is not even one strong place in the hands of thy people.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

broken

Psalm 80:12 Why have you then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her?

Job 1:10 Have not you made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side?...

Isaiah 5:5,6 And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be eaten up...

brought

2 Chronicles 12:2-5 And it came to pass, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboam Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem...

2 Chronicles 15:5 And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in...

Lamentations 2:2,5 The LORD has swallowed up all the habitations of Jacob, and has not pitied...

Revelation 13:1-7 And I stood on the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns...

Library
Continual Sunshine
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The People's Christ
We do not believe that Israel or Judah ever had a better ruler than David; and we are bold to affirm that the reign of the man "chosen out of the people" outshines in glory the reigns of high-bred emperors, and princes with the blood of a score of kings running in their veins. Yea, more, we will assert that the humility of his birth and education, so far from making him incompetent to rule, rendered him, in a great degree, more fit for his office, and able to discharge its mighty duties. He could
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

Atonement.
We come now to the consideration of a very important feature of the moral government of God; namely, the atonement. In discussing this subject, I will-- I. Call attention to several well-established principles of government. 1. We have already seen that moral law is not founded in the mere arbitrary will of God or of any other being, but that it has its foundation in the nature and relations of moral agents, that it is that rule of action or of willing which is imposed on them by the law of their
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Second Sunday in Lent
Text: First Thessalonians 4, 1-7. 1 Finally then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye do walk,--that ye abound more and more. 2 For ye know what charge we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye abstain from fornication; 4 that each one of you know how to possess himself of his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in the passion of lust,
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

Cross References
Psalm 80:12
Why have you broken down its walls so that all who pass by pick its grapes?

Isaiah 5:5
Now I will tell you what I am going to do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it will be destroyed; I will break down its wall, and it will be trampled.

Lamentations 2:2
Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob; in his wrath he has torn down the strongholds of Daughter Judah. He has brought her kingdom and its princes down to the ground in dishonor.

Lamentations 2:5
The Lord is like an enemy; he has swallowed up Israel. He has swallowed up all her palaces and destroyed her strongholds. He has multiplied mourning and lamentation for Daughter Judah.

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