New International Version
That is where the tribes go up-- the tribes of the LORD-- to praise the name of the LORD according to the statute given to Israel.
King James Bible
Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of Jah, a testimony to Israel, to give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.
World English Bible
where the tribes go up, even Yah's tribes, according to an ordinance for Israel, to give thanks to the name of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
For thither have tribes gone up, Tribes of Jah, companies of Israel, To give thanks to the name of Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The testimony of Israel - There is the ark, where the presence of God is manifested; there is the holy of holies; and there all the tribes assembled to worship Jehovah. He no doubt alludes to the assembling of the tribes annually at each of the three grand national festivals.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
"Three times a year all the men are to appear before the Sovereign LORD.
Three times a year all your men must appear before the LORD your God at the place he will choose: at the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks and the Festival of Tabernacles. No one should appear before the LORD empty-handed:
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
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