New Living Translation
Gather the nations before you. Rule over them from on high.
King James Bible
So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high.
Darby Bible Translation
And the assembly of the peoples shall encompass thee; and for their sakes return thou on high.
World English Bible
Let the congregation of the peoples surround you. Rule over them on high.
Young's Literal Translation
And a company of peoples compass Thee, And over it on high turn Thou back,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:7 Compass - They will come from all parts to worship thee, and offer to thee praises and sacrifices. High - To thy tribunal, to sit there and judge my cause. An allusion to earthly tribunals, which generally are set up on high above the people.
LibraryThe Exile --Continued.
There are many echoes of this period of Engedi in the Psalms. Perhaps the most distinctly audible of these are to be found in the seventh psalm, which is all but universally recognised as David's, even Ewald concurring in the general consent. It is an irregular ode--for such is the meaning of Shiggaion in the title, and by its broken rhythms and abrupt transitions testifies to the emotion of its author. The occasion of it is said to be "the words of Cush the Benjamite." As this is a peculiar name …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
Twenty-Third Lesson Bear Fruit, that the Father May Give what Ye Ask;'
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
The whole earth will acknowledge the LORD and return to him. All the families of the nations will bow down before him.
When you ascended to the heights, you led a crowd of captives. You received gifts from the people, even from those who rebelled against you. Now the LORD God will live among us there.
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