New International Version
Mount Bashan, majestic mountain, Mount Bashan, rugged mountain,
King James Bible
The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan; an high hill as the hill of Bashan.
Darby Bible Translation
[As] mount Bashan is the mount of God, a many-peaked mountain, [as] mount Bashan.
World English Bible
The mountains of Bashan are majestic mountains. The mountains of Bashan are rugged.
Young's Literal Translation
A hill of God is the hill of Bashan, A hill of heights is the hill of Bashan.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan - This and the following verse should be read thus: "Is Mount Bashan the craggy mount, Mount Bashan, the mount of God? Why envy ye, ye craggy mounts? This is the mount of God in which he has desired to dwell." The Targum countenances this translation: Mount Moriah, the place where our fathers of old worshipped God, is chosen to build on it the house of the sanctuary, and Mount Sinai for the giving of the law. Mount Bashan, Mount Tabor, and Carmel are rejected; they are made as Mount Bashan."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Burden-Bearing God
'Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits.'--(A.V.). 'Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden.' --PSALM lxviii. 19 (R.V.). The difference between these two renderings seems to be remarkable, and a person ignorant of any language but our own might find it hard to understand how any one sentence was susceptible of both. But the explanation is extremely simple. The important words in the Authorised Version, 'with benefits,' are a supplement, having nothing to represent them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Rejoicing Before God.
Of the Three Woe Trumpets.
Letter Xlii to the Illustrious Youth, Geoffrey De Perrone, and his Comrades.
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.
why gaze in envy, you rugged mountain, at the mountain where God chooses to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?
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