New American Standard Bible
God, in her palaces, Has made Himself known as a stronghold.
King James Bible
God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
Darby Bible Translation
God is known in her palaces as a high fortress.
World English Bible
God has shown himself in her citadels as a refuge.
Young's Literal Translation
God in her high places is known for a tower.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
God is known in her palaces - The word rendered "palaces" here means properly a fortress, castle, or palace, so called from its height, from a verb, ארם 'âram, meaning to elevate, to lift up. It may be applied to any fortified place, and would be particularly applicable to a royal residence, as a castle or stronghold. The word "known" here means that it was well understood, or that the point had been fully tested and determined that God had chosen those abodes as his special residence - as the place where he might be found.
For a refuge - See the notes at Psalm 46:1. That is, there was safety or security in the God who had chosen Jerusalem as his special abode.
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Departure from Ireland. Death and Burial at Clairvaux.
The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.
For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song. God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel.
"May peace be within your walls, And prosperity within your palaces."
"Thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob And have compassion on his dwelling places; And the city will be rebuilt on its ruin, And the palace will stand on its rightful place.
"As for you, tower of the flock, Hill of the daughter of Zion, To you it will come-- Even the former dominion will come, The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
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