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Psalms 78:69 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he built his sanctuary like the heights, Like the earth which he hath established for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He built His sanctuary like the heights, Like the earth which He has founded forever.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built his sanctuary like the heights, like the earth which he hath founded for ever.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And built, like the heights, his sanctuary, Like the earth, he founded it to times age-abiding.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And buildeth His sanctuary as a high place, Like the earth, He founded it to the age.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he built his sanctuary as of unicorns, in the land which he founded for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he built his sanctuarie like high [palaces]: like the earth which he hath established for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he built his sanctuary as [the place] of unicorns; he founded it for ever on the earth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he built 1129
{1129} Prime
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his sanctuary 4720
{4720} Prime
From H6942; a consecrated thing or place, especially a palace, sanctuary (whether of Jehovah or of idols) or asylum.
like x3644
(3644) Complement
A form of the prefix K, but used separately (compare H3651); as, thus, so.
high 7311
{7311} Prime
A primitive root; to be high actively to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[palaces], like the earth 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
which he hath established 3245
{3245} Prime
A primitive root; to set (literally or figuratively); intensively to found; reflexively to sit down together, that is, settle, consult.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 78:69

_ _ Exalted as —

_ _ high palaces — or, “mountains,” and abiding as — the earth.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:40-72.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 78:69

Sanctuary — The temple of Solomon. Palaces — Magnificent and gloriously. Established — Not now to be moved from place to place, as the tabernacle was, but as a fixed place for the ark's perpetual residence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 78:69

And he (s) built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.

(s) By building the temple, and establishing the kingdom, he declares that the signs of his favour were among them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
And he:

1 Kings 6:2 And the house which king Solomon built for the LORD, the length thereof [was] threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof twenty [cubits], and the height thereof thirty cubits.
1 Kings 9:8 And at this house, [which] is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and to this house?
2 Chronicles 3:4 And the porch that [was] in the front [of the house], the length [of it was] according to the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and the height [was] an hundred and twenty: and he overlaid it within with pure gold.


1 Chronicles 29:1 Furthermore David the king said unto all the congregation, Solomon my son, whom alone God hath chosen, [is yet] young and tender, and the work [is] great: for the palace [is] not for man, but for the LORD God.
1 Chronicles 29:19 And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all [these things], and to build the palace, [for] the which I have made provision.
2 Chronicles 2:9 Even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house which I am about to build [shall be] wonderful great.


Psalms 102:25 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens [are] the work of thy hands.
Psalms 104:5 [Who] laid the foundations of the earth, [that] it should not be removed for ever.
Psalms 119:90-91 Thy faithfulness [is] unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. ... They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all [are] thy servants.
1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, [and] lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set [them] among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth [are] the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.
Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, [and] hangeth the earth upon nothing.
Isaiah 48:13 Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: [when] I call unto them, they stand up together.
Isaiah 51:6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
Colossians 1:16-17 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: ... And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.
Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

Heb. founded
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1S 2:8. 1K 6:2; 9:8. 1Ch 29:1, 19. 2Ch 2:9; 3:4. Jb 26:7. Ps 102:25; 104:5; 119:90. Is 48:13; 51:6. Col 1:16. Rv 20:11.

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