Psalm 22:30

ESV Posterity shall serve him; it shall be told of the Lord to the coming generation;
NIV Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord.
NASB A posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation.
CSB Their descendants will serve him; the next generation will be told about the Lord.
NLT Our children will also serve him. Future generations will hear about the wonders of the Lord.
KJV A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.
NKJV A posterity shall serve Him. It will be recounted of the Lord to the next generation,

What does Psalm 22:30 mean?

This verse anticipates each generation telling the next about the Lord's salvation and sovereignty. Those qualities of God were explored in Psalm 22:24–29. In Deuteronomy 6, the Lord commanded the fathers of Israel to teach the words of His law diligently to their children and talk about them when sitting at home, when walking, when lying down, and when rising up (Deuteronomy 6:6–7).

In 2 Timothy 1:5 the apostle Paul remembers Timothy's unadulterated faith. He notes how that faith was also found in Timothy's grandmother and his mother. Obviously, the good news about God's love and mercy passed from generation to generation. In 2 Timothy 3:15 Paul commented that Timothy had been acquainted with Scripture from a young age. The Greek word used in that verse is brephos. This indicates a very young child, possibly even an unborn child. Luke 1:44 says that when Mary visited her pregnant cousin Elizabeth, the brephos jumped in Elizabeth's womb.

It is never too early in a child's life to hear about God from a parent.
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