New International Version
Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
King James Bible
Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.
Darby Bible Translation
Judah was his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
World English Bible
Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
Young's Literal Translation
Judah became His sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Judah was his sanctuary - He set up his true worship among the Jews, and took them for his peculiar people.
And Israel his dominion - These words are a proof, were there none other, that this Psalm was composed after the days of David, and after the division of the tribes, for then the distinction of Israel and Judah took place.
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LibraryFebruary the Third Transforming the Hard Heart
The Lord "turned the flint into a fountain of waters." --PSALM cxiv. What a violent conjunction, the flint becoming the birthplace of a spring! And yet this is happening every day. Men who are as "hard as flint," whose hearts are "like the nether millstone," become springs of gentleness and fountains of exquisite compassion. Beautiful graces, like lovely ferns, grow in the home of severities, and transform the grim, stern soul into a garden of fragrant friendships. This is what Zacchaeus was like …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance-- the place, LORD, you made for your dwelling, the sanctuary, Lord, your hands established.
you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites."
Then I will dwell among the Israelites and be their God.
They will know that I am the LORD their God, who brought them out of Egypt so that I might dwell among them. I am the LORD their God.
but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loved.
He built his sanctuary like the heights, like the earth that he established forever.
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