New International Version
but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loved.
King James Bible
But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.
Darby Bible Translation
But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved;
World English Bible
But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which he loved.
Young's Literal Translation
And He chooseth the tribe of Judah, With mount Zion that He loved,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He refused the tabernacle of Joseph - See the note on Psalm 78:60 (note).
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'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words …
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You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance-- the place, LORD, you made for your dwelling, the sanctuary, Lord, your hands established.
From the descendants of Judah: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
But you are to seek the place the LORD your God will choose from among all your tribes to put his Name there for his dwelling. To that place you must go;
The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.
Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
For the LORD has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling, saying,
It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the LORD bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.
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