Psalm 132:6 {131:6}
Good News Translation
In Bethlehem we heard about the Covenant Box, and we found it in the fields of Jearim.

Contemporary English Version
When we were in Ephrath, we heard that the sacred chest was somewhere near Jaar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold we have heard of it in Ephrata: we have found it in the fields of the wood.

New American Bible
“We have heard of it in Ephrathah; we have found it in the fields of Jaar.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold we have heard of it in Ephrata: we have found it in the fields of the wood.

at Ephratah

Ruth 1:2 He was named Elimelech, and his wife Noemi: and his two sons, the one Mahalon, and the other Chelion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem Juda. And entering into the country of Moab, they abode there.

1 Samuel 17:12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite, of Bethlehem Juda, before mentioned, whose name was Isai, who had eight sons, and was an old man in the days of Saul, and of great age among men.

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

we found

1 Samuel 7:1 And the men of Cariathiarim came, and fetched up the ark of the Lord, and carried it into the house of Abinadab, in Gabaa: and they sanctified Eleazar, his son, to keep the ark of the Lord.

1 Chronicles 13:5,6 So David assembled all Israel from Sihor of Egypt, even to the entering into Emath, to bring the ark of God from Cariathiarim. . . .

Context
Remember David's Affliction
5Or rest to my temples: until I find out a place for the Lord, a tabernacle for the God of Jacob. 6Behold we have heard of it in Ephrata: we have found it in the fields of the wood.7We will go into his tabernacle: we will adore in the place where his feet stood.…
Cross References
Genesis 35:19
So Rachel died, and was buried in the highway that leadeth to Ephrata, this is Bethlehem.

Ruth 4:11
Then all the people that were in the gate, and the ancients, answered: We are witnesses: The Lord make this woman who cometh into thy house, like Rachel, and Lia, who built up the house of Israel: that she may be an example of virtue in Ephrata, and may have a famous name in Bethlehem:

1 Samuel 7:1
And the men of Cariathiarim came, and fetched up the ark of the Lord, and carried it into the house of Abinadab, in Gabaa: and they sanctified Eleazar, his son, to keep the ark of the Lord.

1 Samuel 17:12
Now David was the son of that Ephrathite, of Bethlehem Juda, before mentioned, whose name was Isai, who had eight sons, and was an old man in the days of Saul, and of great age among men.

Additional Translations
We heard the ark was in Ephrathah; we found it in the fields of Jaar.See, we heard of it at Ephratah: we found it in the fields of the wood.

Lo, we heard of it in Ephrathah: We found it in the field of the wood.

Behold, we heard of it in Ephratha; we found it in the fields of the wood.

Behold, we heard of it at Ephratah, we found it in the fields of the wood.

Lo, we heard of it in Ephrathah: we found it in the field of the wood.

Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah: we found it in the fields of the wood.

Behold, we heard of it in Ephrathah. We found it in the field of Jaar:

'Lo, we have heard it in Ephratah, We have found it in the fields of the forest.
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