Psalm 76:2
New International Version
His tent is in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.

New Living Translation
Jerusalem is where he lives; Mount Zion is his home.

English Standard Version
His abode has been established in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.

Berean Study Bible
His tent is in Salem, His dwelling place in Zion.

New American Standard Bible
His tabernacle is in Salem; His dwelling place also is in Zion.

King James Bible
In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

Christian Standard Bible
His tent is in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.

Contemporary English Version
Your home is on Mount Zion, the city of peace.

Good News Translation
He has his home in Jerusalem; he lives on Mount Zion.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His tent is in Salem, His dwelling place in Zion.

International Standard Version
His abode is in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.

NET Bible
He lives in Salem; he dwells in Zion.

New Heart English Bible
And his abode is in Salem, and his lair in Zion.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
His tabernacle shall be in Salem and his dwelling in Zion.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His tent is in Salem. His home is in Zion.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In Salem also is set His tabernacle, And His dwelling-place in Zion.

New American Standard 1977
And His tabernacle is in Salem; His dwelling place also is in Zion.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In Salem also is his tabernacle and his dwelling place in Zion.

King James 2000 Bible
In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

American King James Version
In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

American Standard Version
In Salem also is his tabernacle, And his dwelling-place in Zion.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And his place has been in peace, and his dwelling-place in Sion.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his place is in peace: and his abode in Sion:

Darby Bible Translation
And in Salem is his tent, and his dwelling-place in Zion.

English Revised Version
In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

Webster's Bible Translation
In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

World English Bible
His tabernacle is also in Salem; His dwelling place in Zion.

Young's Literal Translation
And His tabernacle is in Salem, And His habitation in Zion.
Study Bible
God's Name is Great in Israel
1For the choirmaster. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song. God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel. 2His tent is in Salem, His dwelling place in Zion. 3There He shattered the flaming arrows, the shield and sword and weapons of war. Selah…
Cross References
Genesis 14:18
Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine--since he was priest of God Most High--

Exodus 15:17
You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of Your inheritance--the place, O LORD, You have prepared for Your dwelling, the sanctuary, O Lord, Your hands have established.

Psalm 9:11
Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; proclaim His deeds among the nations.

Psalm 27:5
For in the day of trouble He will hide me in His shelter; He will conceal me under the cover of His tent; He will set me high upon a rock.

Psalm 132:13
For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His home:

Psalm 135:21
Blessed be the LORD from Zion--He who dwells in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

Lamentations 2:6
He has laid waste to His tabernacle like a garden booth; He has destroyed His place of meeting. The LORD has made Zion forget her appointed feasts and Sabbaths. In His fierce anger He has despised both king and priest.

Treasury of Scripture

In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

Salem

Genesis 14:18
And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God.

Hebrews 7:1,2
For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; …

dwelling

Psalm 132:13,14
For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation…

2 Chronicles 6:6
But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Isaiah 12:6
Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.







Lexicon
His tent
סֻכּ֑וֹ (suk·kōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5520: A thicket, covert, lair

is
וַיְהִ֣י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

in Salem,
בְשָׁלֵ֣ם (ḇə·šā·lêm)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8004: Salem -- 'peaceful', an early name of Jerusalem

His dwelling place
וּמְע֖וֹנָת֣וֹ (ū·mə·‘ō·w·nā·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4585: An abode, of God, men, animals, a retreat

in Zion.
בְצִיּֽוֹן׃ (ḇə·ṣî·yō·wn)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6726: Zion -- a mountain in Jerusalem, also a name for Jerusalem
(2) Salem.--The LXX. and Vulgate translate "his place was in peace," and possibly the poet may use the word Salem with the thought in his mind of the peace won by God for Judah, or, again, it may be only a poet's preference for an ancient over a modern name; but the identification of the Salem of Genesis 14:18 with Jerusalem is too doubtful to allow much weight to this view. (See the whole question discussed in Sir G. Grove's article on "Salem," in Smith's Bibl. Dict.)

Tabernacle . . . dwelling-place.--These renderings quite obliterate the image, which is that of a beast of prey crouching ready for its spring. Translate,

"In Salem is his covert,

And his lair in Sion."

and for these meanings of the Hebrew words sokh and meonah comp. Psalm 10:9; Jeremiah 25:38; Psalm 104:22; Amos 3:4.

Verse 2. - In Salem; i.e. Jerusalem. "Salem" was probably a shortened form of the full and complete name, like "Peer" for "Baalpeor," "Maachah" for "Aram-Maa-chah," "El Kuds" for "Beit-el-Kuds," and the like. (So Professor Cheyne.) "Salem" is the peaceful place, the place where God's presence breathed peace and tranquillity. It is only used here and in Genesis 14:11. Is his tabernacle; literally, his tent (comp. Psalm 15:1; Psalm 27:5, 6; Psalm 61:4). The temple is meant, as even Professor Cheyne sees. It took the place of the original "tabernacle," and was modelled upon it. And his dwelling place in Zion; or, "his lair" (comp. Psalm 104:22). 76:1-6 Happy people are those who have their land filled with the knowledge of God! happy persons that have their hearts filled with that knowledge! It is the glory and happiness of a people to have God among them by his ordinances. Wherein the enemies of the church deal proudly, it will appear that God is above them. See the power of God's rebukes. With pleasure may Christians apply this to the advantages bestowed by the Redeemer.
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