Psalm 122:8
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New International Version
For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, "Peace be within you."

King James Bible
For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Darby Bible Translation
For my brethren and companions' sakes I will say, Peace be within thee!

World English Bible
For my brothers' and companions' sakes, I will now say, "Peace be within you."

Young's Literal Translation
For the sake of my brethren and my companions, Let me speak, I pray thee, 'Peace be in thee.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For any brethren and companions' sakes - Because this city is the abode of my kinsfolk and countrymen, I will wish it prosperity. I will promote its peace and tranquillity by all means in my power. I will affectionately say, May peace be within thee!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 16:3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 42:4 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God...

Psalm 119:63 I am a companion of all them that fear you, and of them that keep your precepts.

Ephesians 4:4-6 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you are called in one hope of your calling...

Philippians 2:2-5 Fulfill you my joy, that you be like minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind...

James 3:13-18 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom...

Library
August the Eighteenth the Church of the Firstborn
"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem." --PSALM cxxii. And my Jerusalem is "the church of the living God." Do I carry her on my heart? Do I praise God for her heritage, and for her endowment of spiritual glory? And do I remember her perils, especially those parts of her walls where the defences are very thin, and can be easily broken through? Yes, has my Church any place in my prayer, or am I robbing her of part of her intended possessions? And is the entire Jerusalem the subject of my supplication?
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Ps. cxxii. 7-9.
Ps. cxxii. 7-9. God in his temple let us meet: Low on our knees before Him bend, Here hath He fix'd his Mercy-seat, Here on his worship we attend. Arise into thy resting-place, Thou, and thine ark of strength, O Lord! Shine through the veil, we seek Thy face; Speak, for we hearken to Thy word. With righteousness Thy priests array; Joyful Thy chosen people be; Let those who teach, and hear, and pray, Let all be Holiness to Thee!
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Cross References
Matthew 10:12
As you enter the home, give it your greeting.

John 20:19
On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"

1 Samuel 25:6
Say to him: 'Long life to you! Good health to you and your household! And good health to all that is yours!

Psalm 133:1
A song of ascents. Of David. How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity!

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