Psalm 81:2
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New Living Translation
Sing! Beat the tambourine. Play the sweet lyre and the harp.

King James Bible
Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

Darby Bible Translation
Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute.

World English Bible
Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp.

Young's Literal Translation
Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, A pleasant harp with psaltery.

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Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
They shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 I proceed now to the second part of the text. A promise annexed. They shall be filled'. A Christian fighting with sin is not like one that beats the air' (1 Corinthians 9:26), and his hungering after righteousness is not like one that sucks in only air, Blessed are they that hunger, for they shall be filled.' Those that hunger after righteousness shall be filled. God never bids us seek him in vain' (Isaiah 45:19). Here is an honeycomb dropping into the mouths of
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

The Second Coming of Christ.
^A Matt. XXIV. 29-51; ^B Mark XIII. 24-37; ^C Luke XXI. 25-36. ^b 24 But in those days, ^a immediately after the { ^b that} ^a tribulation of those days. [Since the coming of Christ did not follow close upon the destruction of Jerusalem, the word "immediately" used by Matthew is somewhat puzzling. There are, however, three ways in which it may be explained: 1. That Jesus reckons the time after his own divine, and not after our human, fashion. Viewing the word in this light, the passage at II. Pet.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
The law of God originates in his nature, but the attributes of his creatures are due to his sovereignty. The former is, accordingly, to be viewed as necessarily obligatory on the moral subjects of his government, and the latter--which are all consistent with the holiness of the Divine nature, are to be considered as called into exercise according to his appointment. Hence, also, the law of God is independent of his creatures, though made known on their account; but the operation of their attributes
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but does daily break them, in thought, word, and deed. In many things we offend all.' James 3: 2. Man in his primitive state of innocence, was endowed with ability to keep the whole moral law. He had rectitude of mind, sanctity of will, and perfection of power. He had the copy of God's law written on his heart; no sooner did God command but he obeyed.
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Exodus 15:20
Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine and led all the women as they played their tambourines and danced.

Psalm 71:22
Then I will praise you with music on the harp, because you are faithful to your promises, O my God. I will sing praises to you with a lyre, O Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 92:3
accompanied by the ten-stringed harp and the melody of the lyre.

Psalm 95:2
Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him.

Psalm 98:5
Sing your praise to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and melodious song,

Psalm 108:2
Wake up, lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song.

Psalm 144:9
I will sing a new song to you, O God! I will sing your praises with a ten-stringed harp.

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