Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
yoke—of the Lord's disciplinary teaching (Psalms 90:12; Psalms 119:71). CALVIN interprets it, The Lord's doctrine (Matthew 11:29-30), which is to be received in a docile spirit. The earlier the better; for the old are full of prejudices (Proverbs 8:17; Ecclesiastes 12:1). Jeremiah himself received the yoke, both of doctrine and chastisement in his youth (Jeremiah 1:6-7).
The repetition of "good" at the beginning of each of the three verses heightens the effect.
wait— (Isaiah 30:18).
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