Psalm 21:6
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New Living Translation
You have endowed him with eternal blessings and given him the joy of your presence.

King James Bible
For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast made him to be blessings for ever; thou hast filled him with joy by thy countenance.

World English Bible
For you make him most blessed forever. You make him glad with joy in your presence.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou makest him blessings for ever, Thou dost cause him to rejoice with joy, By Thy countenance.

Psalm 21:6 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

21:6 Countenance - Smiling upon him, by thy grace and favour.

Psalm 21:6 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Sermons of St. Bernard on the Passing of Malachy
Sermon I (November 2, 1148.)[1005] 1. A certain abundant blessing, dearly beloved, has been sent by the counsel of heaven to you this day; and if it were not faithfully divided, you would suffer loss, and I, to whom of a surety this office seems to have been committed, would incur danger. I fear therefore your loss, I fear my own damnation,[1006] if perchance it be said, The young children ask bread, and no man offereth it unto them.[1007] For I know how necessary for you is the consolation which
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

What Messiah did the Jews Expect?
1. The most important point here is to keep in mind the organic unity of the Old Testament. Its predictions are not isolated, but features of one grand prophetic picture; its ritual and institutions parts of one great system; its history, not loosely connected events, but an organic development tending towards a definite end. Viewed in its innermost substance, the history of the Old Testament is not different from its typical institutions, nor yet these two from its predictions. The idea, underlying
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Letter Li to the virgin Sophia
To the Virgin Sophia He praises her for having despised the glory of the world: and, setting forth the praises, privileges, and rewards of Religious Virgins, exhorts her to persevere. Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, to the Virgin Sophia, that she may keep the title of virginity and attain its reward. I. Favour is deceitful and beauty is vain; but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised (Prov. xxxi. 31). I rejoice with you, my daughter, in the glory of your virtue, whereby, as I hear, you
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Chronicles 17:27
And now, it has pleased you to bless the house of your servant, so that it will continue forever before you. For when you grant a blessing, O LORD, it is an eternal blessing!"

Psalm 16:11
You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.

Psalm 41:12
You have preserved my life because I am innocent; you have brought me into your presence forever.

Psalm 43:4
There I will go to the altar of God, to God--the source of all my joy. I will praise you with my harp, O God, my God!

Psalm 45:2
You are the most handsome of all. Gracious words stream from your lips. God himself has blessed you forever.

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