New Living Translation
For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek what is best for you, O Jerusalem.
King James Bible
Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.
Darby Bible Translation
Because of the house of Jehovah our God I will seek thy good.
World English Bible
For the sake of the house of Yahweh our God, I will seek your good. A Song of Ascents.
Young's Literal Translation
For the sake of the house of Jehovah our God, I seek good for thee!
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LibraryBeginning at Jerusalem
The whole verse runs thus: "And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem." The words were spoken by Christ, after he rose from the dead, and they are here rehearsed after an historical manner, but do contain in them a formal commission, with a special clause therein. The commission is, as you see, for the preaching of the gospel, and is very distinctly inserted in the holy record by Matthew and Mark. "Go teach all nations," …
John Bunyan—Jerusalem Sinner Saved
There is a Blessedness in Reversion
But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official heard of my arrival, they were very displeased that someone had come to help the people of Israel.
Mordecai the Jew became the prime minister, with authority next to that of King Xerxes himself. He was very great among the Jews, who held him in high esteem, because he continued to work for the good of his people and to speak up for the welfare of all their descendants.
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