New International Version
Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.
King James Bible
Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:
Darby Bible Translation
Jerusalem, which art built as a city that is compact together,
World English Bible
Jerusalem, that is built as a city that is compact together;
Young's Literal Translation
Jerusalem -- the builded one -- Is as a city that is joined to itself together.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jerusalem - compact together - It is now well rebuilt, every part contributing to the strength of the whole. It is also a state of great political and spiritual union. It is the center of union to all the tribes, for each tribe has an equal interest in that God who is worshipped there.
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LibraryAugust the Eighteenth the Church of the Firstborn
"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem." --PSALM cxxii. And my Jerusalem is "the church of the living God." Do I carry her on my heart? Do I praise God for her heritage, and for her endowment of spiritual glory? And do I remember her perils, especially those parts of her walls where the defences are very thin, and can be easily broken through? Yes, has my Church any place in my prayer, or am I robbing her of part of her intended possessions? And is the entire Jerusalem the subject of my supplication? …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
Ps. cxxii. 7-9.
2 Samuel 5:9
David then took up residence in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built up the area around it, from the terraces inward.
So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart.
consider well her ramparts, view her citadels, that you may tell of them to the next generation.
The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
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