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Psalms 114:1-2

Context
Psalm 114 1 

114:1 When Israel left Egypt,

when the family of Jacob left a foreign nation behind, 2 

114:2 Judah became his sanctuary,

Israel his kingdom.

1 sn Psalm 114. The psalmist recalls the events of the exodus and conquest and celebrates God’s kingship over his covenant people.

2 tn Heb “the house of Jacob from a nation speaking a foreign language.” The Hebrew verb לָעַז (laat, “to speak a foreign language”) occurs only here in the OT.



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