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4 The reward#tn The Hebrew term עֵקֶב (’eqev, “reward”) is related to the term meaning “heel”; it refers to the consequences or the reward that follows (akin to the English expression “on the heels of”). for humility#tn “Humility” is used here in the religious sense of “piety”; it is appropriately joined with “the fear of the Lord.” Some commentators, however, make “the fear of the Lord” the first in the series of rewards for humility, but that arrangement is less likely here. and fearing the Lord#tn Heb “the fear of the Lord.” This is an objective genitive; the Lord is the object of the fear.
is riches and honor and life.
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