New Living Translation
the land of Judah became God's sanctuary, and Israel became his kingdom.
King James Bible
Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.
Darby Bible Translation
Judah was his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
World English Bible
Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
Young's Literal Translation
Judah became His sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
114:2 Judah - Or Israel, one tribe being put for all. Judah he mentions as the chief of all the tribes.
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
You will bring them in and plant them on your own mountain--the place, O LORD, reserved for your own dwelling, the sanctuary, O Lord, that your hands have established.
And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.' This is the message you must give to the people of Israel."
Then I will live among the people of Israel and be their God,
and they will know that I am the LORD their God. I am the one who brought them out of the land of Egypt so that I could live among them. I am the LORD their God.
He chose instead the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loved.
There he built his sanctuary as high as the heavens, as solid and enduring as the earth.
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