Psalm 83:12
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New Living Translation
for they said, "Let us seize for our own use these pasturelands of God!"

King James Bible
Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.

Darby Bible Translation
For they have said, Let us take to ourselves God's dwelling-places in possession.

World English Bible
who said, "Let us take possession of God's pasturelands."

Young's Literal Translation
Who have said, 'Let us occupy for ourselves The comely places of God.'

Psalm 83:12 Parallel
Psalm 83:12 Parallel Commentaries
Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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