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Psalms 78:54 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, To this mountain, which his right hand had gotten.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, [even to] this mountain, [which] his right hand had purchased.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So He brought them to His holy land, To this hill country which His right hand had gained.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, [even to] this mountain, [which] his right hand had purchased.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he brought them to his holy border, this mountain, which his right hand purchased;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then brought he them within his own holy bounds, The mountain-range, which his right hand made his own:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And He bringeth them in unto the border of His sanctuary, This mountain His right hand had got,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he brought them into the mountain of his sanctuary: the mountain which his right hand had purchased. And he cast out the Gentiles before them: and by lot divided to them their land by a line of distribution.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he brought them to the border of his sanctuarie: [euen] to this mountaine [which] his right hand had purchased.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he brought them in to the mountain of his sanctuary, this mountain which his right hand had purchased.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, [even to] this mountain, [which] his right hand had purchased.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he brought 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
them to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the border 1366
{1366} Prime
גְּבוּל
g@buwl
{gheb-ool'}
From H1379; properly a cord (as twisted), that is, (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed.
of his sanctuary, 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
[even to] this x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
mountain, 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
[which] his right hand 3225
{3225} Prime
יָמִין
yamiyn
{yaw-meen'}
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
had purchased. 7069
{7069} Prime
קָנָה
qanah
{kaw-naw'}
A primitive root; to erect, that is, create; by extension to procure, especially by purchase (causatively sell); by implication to own.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:52-54.


Psalms 78:54

_ _ border of his sanctuary — or, “holy border” — i.e., region of which —

_ _ this mountain — (Zion) was, as the seat of civil and religious government, the representative, used for the whole land, as afterwards for the Church (Isaiah 25:6, Isaiah 25:7).

_ _ purchased — or, “procured by His right hand” or power (Psalms 60:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:40-72.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 78:54

Holy place — The land of Canaan, separated by God from all other lands. Mountain — The mountainous country of Canaan; the word mountain is often used in scripture for a mountainous country.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 78:54

And he brought them to the border of his (h) sanctuary, [even to] this mountain, [which] his right hand had purchased.

(h) Meaning, Canaan, which God had consecrated to himself and appointed to his people.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
And he:

Exodus 15:13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people [which] thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided [them] in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.
Exodus 15:17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, [in] the place, O LORD, [which] thou hast made for thee to dwell in, [in] the Sanctuary, O Lord, [which] thy hands have established.
Daniel 9:16-20 O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people [are become] a reproach to all [that are] about us. ... And whiles I [was] speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God for the holy mountain of my God;
Daniel 11:45 And he shall plant the tabernacles of his palace between the seas in the glorious holy mountain; yet he shall come to his end, and none shall help him.

his right:

Psalms 44:3 For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.
Ephesians 1:14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.
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Ex 15:13, 17. Ps 44:3. Dn 9:16; 11:45. Ep 1:14.

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