Monthly Archives: July 2020

Bible blog 2327

Continuing translation with comment of Psalms 90-106 Number 5 PSALM 94 Yahweh, avenger God! Avenger God, appear in light! Judge of the earth, arise, Pay back the proud! How long will the criminals, Yahweh, How long will the criminals crow? They spew out words, they speak proudly All these wrongdoers. They break your people in […]

Bible blog 2326

Continuing a project on Psalms 90- 119 Translation and comment 4 PSALM 93 Yahweh reigns, he is robed as king; Yahweh is robed, he is clothed with power; Yes, He has fixed the earth firmly; It shall not be shaken. Your throne was fixed in former times: From all ages you are God. ……….. The […]

Bible blog 2325

3rd blog in a new series on Psalms PSALM 92 A Psalm. A song for the Sabbath Day It is good to give thanks to Yahweh To make music to your name, Most High One; To declare your lovingkindness in the morning Your faithfulness at nightfall, With the harmony of the ten-stringed harp With the […]

Bible blog 2324

PSALM 91 Translation and comment Number 2 in new series Resident of the hidden place of the Most High Overnight guest in the shadow of Power I will say to Yahweh, “My Refuge and my Hill Fort My God in whom I have faith.” For He frees you from the fowler’s snare And from deadly […]

Bible blog 2323

Today I am returning to the Psalms, of which I have translated 89 so far on this site. I begin now with Psalm 90. PSALM 90 A prayer of Moses, the man of God You have been our refuge, Lord, in all generations: Before you were mother to the mountains Or gave birth to the […]

Bible Blog 2322

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY CHAPTER 31 Comments are interleaved with text 31  The words of King L’mu’el, the prophecy with which his mother disciplined him: 2  No, my son! No, son of my womb!     No, son of my vows! 3  Don’t give your strength to women     or your ways to that which destroys kings. […]

Bible blog 2321

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY CHAPTER 30 Comments are interleaved with the text 30  The words of Agur the son of Yakeh, the prophecy. The man says to Iti’el, to Iti’el and Ukhal: THE TRANSLATION IS DISPUTED. AS IT STANDS IT EMPHASISES THE PROPHETIC NATURE OF THIS MAN AND HIS WISDOM 2  I am more […]

Bible blog 2320

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY CHAPTER 29 The comments are interleaved with the text 29 He who remains stiffnecked after much rebuke will be suddenly and incurably broken. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GLASGOW HARD-MAN JIMMY BOYLE TELL S HOW AFTER MANY BEATINGS IN PRISON HE WAS OVERCOME BY KINDNESS 2 When the righteous flourish, the people […]

Bible blog 2319

1 Wicked people run away     when no one chases them,     but those who live right     are as brave as lions. THE COURAGE OF DECENT PEOPLE IS NOT WELL RECOGNISED 2  In time of civil war     there are many leaders,     but a sensible leader     establishes order. CHAOS IS BAD FOR EVERYONE 3  When someone poor    mistreats […]


PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY Chapter 27 Comments are interleaved with text Don’t boast about tomorrow, for you don’t know what the day may bring. IT’S GOOD TO SAY INSHALLAH Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips. YES Stone is heavy, sand a dead weight, but […]