Psalm 114:2
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English Standard Version
Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.

King James Bible
Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.

American Standard Version
Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Judea made his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.

English Revised Version
Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.

Webster's Bible Translation
Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This praiseworthiness is now confirmed. The opening reminds one of Psalm 99:2. Pasek stands between גוים and יהוה in order to keep them apart. The totality of the nations is great, but Jahve is raised above it; the heavens are glorious, but Jahve's glory is exalted above them. It is not to be explained according to Psalm 148:13; but according to Psalm 57:6, 12, רם belongs to Psalm 113:4 too as predicate. He is the incomparable One who has set up His throne in the height, but at the same time directs His gaze deep downwards (expression according to Ges. ֗142, rem. 1) in the heavens and upon earth, i.e., nothing in all the realm of the creatures that are beneath Him escapes His sight, and nothing is so low that it remains unnoticed by Him; on the contrary, it is just that which is lowly, as the following strophe presents to us in a series of portraits so to speak, that is the special object of His regard. The structure of Psalm 113:5-6 militates against the construction of "in the heavens and upon the earth" with the interrogatory "who is like unto Jahve our God?" after Deuteronomy 3:24.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 6:7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and you shall know that I am the LORD your God...

Exodus 19:5,6 Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to me above all people...

Exodus 25:8 And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them.

Exodus 29:45,46 And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God...

Leviticus 11:45 For I am the LORD that brings you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: you shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Deuteronomy 23:14 For the LORD your God walks in the middle of your camp, to deliver you, and to give up your enemies before you...

Deuteronomy 27:9,12 And Moses and the priests the Levites spoke to all Israel, saying, Take heed, and listen, O Israel...

Ezekiel 37:26-28 Moreover I will make a covenant of peace with them; it shall be an everlasting covenant with them: and I will place them...

2 Corinthians 6:16,17 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? for you are the temple of the living God; as God has said, I will dwell in them...

Revelation 21:3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them...

Cross References
Exodus 15:17
You will bring them in and plant them on your own mountain, the place, O LORD, which you have made for your abode, the sanctuary, O Lord, which your hands have established.

Exodus 19:6
and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel."

Exodus 29:45
I will dwell among the people of Israel and will be their God.

Exodus 29:46
And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, who brought them out of the land of Egypt that I might dwell among them. I am the LORD their God.

Psalm 78:68
but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loves.

Psalm 78:69
He built his sanctuary like the high heavens, like the earth, which he has founded forever.

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