Psalm 60:6
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New International Version
God has spoken from his sanctuary: "In triumph I will parcel out Shechem and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.

King James Bible
God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

Darby Bible Translation
God hath spoken in his holiness: I will exult, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

World English Bible
God has spoken from his sanctuary: "I will triumph. I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.

Young's Literal Translation
God hath spoken in His holiness: I exult -- I apportion Shechem, And the valley of Succoth I measure,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

God hath spoken - Judah shall not only be re-established in Jerusalem, but shall possess Samaria, where Shechem is, and the country beyond Jordan, in which is situated the valley of Succoth. Dividing and meting out signify possession.

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God

Psalm 89:19,35 Then you spoke in vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid help on one that is mighty...

Psalm 108:7-13 God has spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth...

Psalm 132:11 The LORD has sworn in truth to David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of your body will I set on your throne.

2 Samuel 3:18 Now then do it: for the LORD has spoken of David, saying...

2 Samuel 5:2 Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, you were he that led out and brought in Israel: and the LORD said to you...

Jeremiah 23:9 My heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man...

Amos 4:2 The Lord GOD has sworn by his holiness, that, see, the days shall come on you, that he will take you away with hooks...

rejoice

Psalm 56:4 In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me.

Psalm 119:162 I rejoice at your word, as one that finds great spoil.

2 Samuel 7:18-20 Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house...

Luke 1:45-47 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord...

divide

Joshua 1:6 Be strong and of a good courage: for to this people shall you divide for an inheritance the land...

2 Samuel 2:8,9 But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim...

2 Samuel 5:1-3 Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh...

Shechem

Genesis 12:6 And Abram passed through the land to the place of Sichem, to the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.

Sichem

Joshua 20:7 And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron...

Joshua 24:1,32 And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges...

valley

Joshua 13:27 And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon...

Library
Moab is My Washpot
What does Moab represent to you and to me? We are the children of Israel by faith in Christ, and in him we have obtained by covenant a promised land. Our faith may cry, "I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valles of Succoth." All things are ours in Christ Jesus; "Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine." Now Moab was outside of Canaan. It was not given to Israel as a possession, but in course of time it was subdued in warfare, and became tributary to the Jewish king. Even thus our faith overcometh
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
(a) The supreme and unique revelation of God to man is in the Person of the Incarnate Son. But though unique the Incarnation is not solitary. Before it there was the divine institution of the Law and the Prophets, the former a typical anticipation (de Incarn. 40. 2) of the destined reality, and along with the latter (ib. 12. 2 and 5) for all the world a holy school of the knowledge of God and the conduct of the soul.' After it there is the history of the life and teaching of Christ and the writings
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Cross References
Genesis 12:6
Abram traveled through the land as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh at Shechem. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

Genesis 33:17
Jacob, however, went to Sukkoth, where he built a place for himself and made shelters for his livestock. That is why the place is called Sukkoth.

Genesis 33:18
After Jacob came from Paddan Aram, he arrived safely at the city of Shechem in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.

Joshua 13:27
and in the valley, Beth Haram, Beth Nimrah, Sukkoth and Zaphon with the rest of the realm of Sihon king of Heshbon (the east side of the Jordan, the territory up to the end of the Sea of Galilee).

Joshua 17:7
The territory of Manasseh extended from Asher to Mikmethath east of Shechem. The boundary ran southward from there to include the people living at En Tappuah.

Psalm 89:35
Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David--

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