New International Version
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
King James Bible
Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee, -- they, in whose heart are the highways.
World English Bible
Blessed are those whose strength is in you; who have set their hearts on a pilgrimage.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of a man whose strength is in Thee, Highways are in their heart.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man whose strength is in thee -
"Who life and strength from thee derives;
And by thee moves and in thee lives."
In whose heart are the ways of them - This is no sense. The original, however, is obscure: מסלות בלבבם mesilloth bilebabam, "the high ways are in their hearts;" that is, the roads winding to thy temple. Perhaps there is a reference here to the high roads leading to the cities of refuge. We wish to escape from the hands and dominion of these murderers, and the roads that lead to Jerusalem and the temple we think on with delight; our hearts are with them, we long to be traveiling on them.
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For the director of music. According to gittith. Of Asaph. Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!
Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
A song of ascents. Of David. I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."
That is where the tribes go up-- the tribes of the LORD-- to praise the name of the LORD according to the statute given to Israel.
There will be a day when watchmen cry out on the hills of Ephraim, 'Come, let us go up to Zion, to the LORD our God.'"
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