Psalm 48:9
New International Version
Within your temple, O God, we meditate on your unfailing love.

New Living Translation
O God, we meditate on your unfailing love as we worship in your Temple.

English Standard Version
We have thought on your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple.

Berean Study Bible
Within Your temple, O God, we contemplate Your loving devotion.

King James Bible
We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

New King James Version
We have thought, O God, on Your lovingkindness, In the midst of Your temple.

New American Standard Bible
We have thought over Your goodness, God, In the midst of Your temple.

NASB 1995
We have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Your temple.

NASB 1977
We have thought on Thy lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Thy temple.

Amplified Bible
We have thought of Your lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Your temple.

Christian Standard Bible
God, within your temple, we contemplate your faithful love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God, within Your temple, we contemplate Your faithful love.

American Standard Version
We have thought on thy lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of thy temple.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
We have proclaimed your kindness, oh God, within your temple.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
We have thought of thy mercy, O God, in the midst of thy people.

Contemporary English Version
Our God, here in your temple we think about your love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We have received thy mercy, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

English Revised Version
We have thought on thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

Good News Translation
Inside your Temple, O God, we think of your constant love.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Inside your temple we carefully reflect on your mercy, O God.

International Standard Version
God, we have meditated on your gracious love in the midst of your Temple.

JPS Tanakh 1917
We have thought on Thy lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Thy temple.

Literal Standard Version
We have thought, O God, of Your kindness, In the midst of Your temple,

NET Bible
We reflect on your loyal love, O God, within your temple.

New Heart English Bible
We have thought about your loving kindness, God, in the midst of your temple.

World English Bible
We have thought about your loving kindness, God, in the midst of your temple.

Young's Literal Translation
We have thought, O God, of Thy kindness, In the midst of Thy temple,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Broken Bondage
8As we have heard, so we have seen in the city of the LORD of Hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish her forever. Selah 9Within Your temple, O God, we contemplate Your loving devotion. 10Your name, O God, like Your praise, reaches to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness.…

Cross References
Psalm 26:3
For Your loving devotion is before my eyes, and I have walked in Your truth.

Psalm 40:10
I have not covered up Your righteousness in my heart; I have declared Your faithfulness and salvation; I have not concealed Your loving devotion and faithfulness from the great assembly.


Treasury of Scripture

We have thought of your loving kindness, O God, in the middle of your temple.

thought

Psalm 26:3
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.

Psalm 77:10,11
And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High…

Psalm 104:34
My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.

loving kindness

Psalm 40:10
I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.

Psalm 63:3
Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

Song of Solomon 1:4
Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.

in the

Psalm 63:2
To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.

Psalm 77:12-14
I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings…

2 Chronicles 20:5-13
And Jehoshaphat stood in the congregation of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of the LORD, before the new court, …









(9) Thy temple.--This verse seems to indicate a liturgic origin for the psalm.

Verse 9. - We have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple. Jehoshaphat, on his return to Jerusalem from the scene of his adversaries' slaughter, held a thanksgiving service in the temple, "with psalteries, and harps, and trumpets," because the Lord had made the people to rejoice over their enemies (2 Chronicles 20:27, 28).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Within
בְּ֝קֶ֗רֶב (bə·qe·reḇ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7130: The nearest part, the center

Your temple,
הֵיכָלֶֽךָ׃ (hê·ḵā·le·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1964: A large public building, palace, temple

O God,
אֱלֹהִ֣ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

we contemplate
דִּמִּ֣ינוּ (dim·mî·nū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 1819: To compare, to resemble, liken, consider

Your loving devotion.
חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ (ḥas·de·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty


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