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Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible

Psalms 133



Verses 1-3

CXXXIII. Fraternal Love.—The general sense is clear, but it presents difficulties due to the intrusion of glosses. The "unity" spoken of here is the special good-will which becomes those who join in Temple worship. It is compared to precious oil with which Aaron was consecrated (Leviticus 8:30), and which was used in such abundance that it streamed from his beard to the collar of his vestment. Next this fraternal unity is compared with the life-giving dew (p. 29) which falls abundantly on Hermon in the north, its freshness being also felt far south on Mount Zion. [See also OTJC2, p. 212.—A. S. P.]


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 133:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". 1919.

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