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Psalms 118:22

Context
NETBible

The stone which the builders discarded 1  has become the cornerstone. 2 

XREF

Zec 4:7; Mt 21:42; Mr 12:10,11; Lu 20:17; Ac 4:11; Eph 2:20-22; 1Pe 2:4-8

NET © Notes

tn Or “rejected.”

tn Heb “the head of the corner.”

sn The metaphor of the stone…the builders discarded describes the way in which God’s deliverance reversed the psalmist’s circumstances. When he was in distress, he was like a stone which was discarded by builders as useless, but now that he has been vindicated by God, all can see that he is of special importance to God, like the cornerstone of the building.



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