Psalm 136:21
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and gave their land as an inheritance, His love endures forever.

King James Bible
And gave their land for an heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Darby Bible Translation
And gave their land for an inheritance, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever,

World English Bible
And gave their land as an inheritance; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Young's Literal Translation
And He gave their land for inheritance, For to the age is His kindness.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Which led his people through the wilderness - It was an astonishing miracle of God to support so many hundreds of thousands of people in a wilderness totally deprived of all necessaries for the life of man, and that for the space of forty years.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 44:2,3 How you did drive out the heathen with your hand, and planted them; how you did afflict the people, and cast them out...

Psalm 78:55 He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line...

Psalm 105:44 And gave them the lands of the heathen: and they inherited the labor of the people;

Psalm 135:12 And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage to Israel his people.

Numbers 32:33 And Moses gave to them, even to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and to half the tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph...

Deuteronomy 3:12-17 And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof...

Joshua 12:1 Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote...

Joshua 13:1 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said to him, You are old and stricken in years...

Joshua 14:1 And these are the countries which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest...

Joshua 15:1 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families...

Joshua 16:1 And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, to the water of Jericho on the east...

Joshua 17:1 There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh...

Joshua 18:1 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there...

Joshua 19:1 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families...

Joshua 20:1 The LORD also spoke to Joshua, saying,

Joshua 21:1 Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites to Eleazar the priest, and to Joshua the son of Nun...

Nehemiah 9:22-24 Moreover you gave them kingdoms and nations, and did divide them into corners: so they possessed the land of Sihon...

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Pilgrim Song
Gerhard Ter Steegen Ps. cxxxvi. 16 Come, children, on and forward! With us the Father goes; He leads us, and He guards us Through thousands of our foes: The sweetness and the glory, The sunlight of His eyes, Make all the desert places To glow as paradise. Lo! through the pathless midnight The fiery pillar leads, And onward goes the Shepherd Before the flock He feeds; Unquestioning, unfearing, The lambs may follow on, In quietness and confidence, Their eyes on Him alone. Come, children, on and
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others

Gethsemane
We turn once more to follow the steps of Christ, now among the last He trod upon earth. The hymn,' with which the Paschal Supper ended, had been sung. Probably we are to understand this of the second portion of the Hallel, [5818] sung some time after the third Cup, or else of Psalm cxxxvi., which, in the present Ritual, stands near the end of the service. The last Discourses had been spoken, the last Prayer, that of Consecration, had been offered, and Jesus prepared to go forth out of the City, to
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Exodus 6:8
And I will bring you to the land I swore with uplifted hand to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob. I will give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD.'"

Joshua 12:1
These are the kings of the land whom the Israelites had defeated and whose territory they took over east of the Jordan, from the Arnon Gorge to Mount Hermon, including all the eastern side of the Arabah:

Psalm 135:12
and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.

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