New International Version
I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory.
King James Bible
To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.
Darby Bible Translation
To see thy power and thy glory, as I have beheld thee in the sanctuary;
World English Bible
So I have seen you in the sanctuary, watching your power and your glory.
Young's Literal Translation
So in the sanctuary I have seen Thee, To behold Thy strength and Thine honour.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To see thy power and thy glory - in the sanctuary - In his public ordinances God had often showed his power in the judgments he executed, in the terror he impressed, and in awakening the sinful; and his glory in delivering the tempted, succouring the distressed, and diffusing peace and pardon through the hearts of his followers. God shows his power and glory in his ordinances; therefore public worship should never be neglected. We must see God, says the old Psalter, that he may see us. In his temple he dispenses his choicest blessings.
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'My soul thirsteth for Thee.... 5. My soul shall be satisfied.... 8. My soul followeth hard after Thee.'--PSALM lxiii. 1, 5, 8. It is a wise advice which bids us regard rather what is said than who says it, and there are few regions in which the counsel is more salutary than at present in the study of the Old Testament, and especially the Psalms. This authorship has become a burning question which is only too apt to shut out far more important things. Whoever poured out this sweet meditation in the …
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One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.
Your procession, God, has come into view, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.
Your ways, God, are holy. What god is as great as our God?
He sent the ark of his might into captivity, his splendor into the hands of the enemy.
Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the LORD.
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