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Psalms 132:13-16

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132:13 Certainly 1  the Lord has chosen Zion;

he decided to make it his home. 2 

132:14 He said, 3  “This will be my resting place forever;

I will live here, for I have chosen it. 4 

132:15 I will abundantly supply what she needs; 5 

I will give her poor all the food they need. 6 

132:16 I will protect her priests, 7 

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 Lord’s words.

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.



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