he decided to make it his home. 2
I will live here, for I have chosen it. 4
I will give her poor all the food they need. 6
and her godly people will shout exuberantly. 8
1 tn Or “for.”
2 tn Heb “he desired it for his dwelling place.”
3 tn The words “he said” are added in the translation to clarify that what follows are the
4 tn Heb “for I desired it.”
5 tn Heb “I will greatly bless her provision.” The infinitive absolute is used to emphasize the verb.
6 tn Heb “her poor I will satisfy [with] food.”
7 tn Heb “and her priests I will clothe [with] deliverance.”
8 tn Heb “[with] shouting they will shout.” The infinitive absolute is used to emphasize the verb.