For my brethren and companions' sake, I spake peace concerning thee. Ps. Keep innocence and behold justice, for the prosperity of the peaceable man continues.
Verse 8. I. Heb. adds, “I will now;” (Mont.) or rather, “I have now spoken.” Bert. — I was forbidden to beg for the peace of Chanaan. Deut. vii. 3. But Jeremias (xxix. 7.) exhorts the captives to desire this blessing for the city, to which they were going, as it would redound to their own advantage. C. — Christ leaves his peace to his apostles, and to their successors; and in heaven, all good thing are prepared for the elect. W.