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Compare Translations for Psalm 135:12

Psalm 135:12 ASV
And gave their land for a heritage, A heritage unto Israel his people.
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Psalm 135:12 BBE
And gave their land for a heritage, even for a heritage to Israel his people.
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Psalm 135:12 CEB
Then God handed their land over as an inheritance— as an inheritance to Israel, his own people.
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Psalm 135:12 CJB
Then he gave their land as a heritage, to be possessed by Isra'el his people.
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Psalm 135:12 RHE
(134-12) And gave their land for an inheritance, for an inheritance to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 ESV
and gave their land as a heritage, a heritage to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 GW
He gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 GNT
He gave their lands to his people; he gave them to Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 HNV
And gave their land for a heritage, A heritage to Yisra'el, his people.
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Psalm 135:12 CSB
He gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to His people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 KJV
And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage unto Israel his people.
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Psalm 135:12 LEB
and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance for his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 NAS
And He gave their land as a heritage, A heritage to Israel His people.
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Psalm 135:12 NCV
Then he gave their land as a gift, a gift to his people, the Israelites.
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Psalm 135:12 NIV
and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 NKJV
And gave their land as a heritage, A heritage to Israel His people.
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Psalm 135:12 NLT
He gave their land as an inheritance, a special possession to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 NRS
and gave their land as a heritage, a heritage to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 RSV
and gave their land as a heritage, a heritage to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 DBY
And gave their land for an inheritance, an inheritance unto Israel his people.
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Psalm 135:12 MSG
Then he turned their land over to Israel, a gift of good land to his people.
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Psalm 135:12 WBT
And gave their land [for] a heritage, a heritage to Israel his people.
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Psalm 135:12 TMB
and gave their land as a heritage, a heritage unto Israel His people.
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Psalm 135:12 TNIV
and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
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Psalm 135:12 WEB
And gave their land for a heritage, A heritage to Israel, his people.
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Psalm 135:12 WYC
And he gave the land of them heritage; to be heritage to Israel, his people. (And he gave their land for an inheritance; yea, to be an inheritance for his people Israel.)
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Psalm 135:12 YLT
And He gave their land an inheritance, An inheritance to Israel His people,
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Psalms 135 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 135

God to be praised for his mercy. (1-4) For his power and judgments. (5-14) The vanity of idols. (15-21)

Verses 1-4 The subject-matter of praise, is the blessings of grace flowing from the everlasting love of God. The name of God as a covenant God and Father in Christ, blessing us with all spiritual blessings in him, is to be loved and praised. The Lord chose a people to himself, that they might be unto him for a name and a praise. If they do not praise him for this distinguishing favour, they are the most unworthy and ungrateful of all people.

Verses 5-14 God is, and will be always, the same to his church, a gracious, faithful, wonder-working God. And his church is, and will be, the same to him, a thankful, praising people: thus his name endures for ever. He will return in ways of mercy to them, and will delight to do them good.

Verses 15-21 These verses arm believers against idolatry and all false worship, by showing what sort of gods the heathen worshipped. And the more deplorable the condition of the Gentile nations that worship idols, the more are we to be thankful that we know better. Let us pity, and pray for, and seek to benefit benighted heathens and deluded sinners. Let us endeavour to glorify his name, and recommend his truth, not only with our lips, but by holy lives, copying the example of Christ's goodness and truth.

Psalms 135 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 135

Psalms 135:1-21 . A Psalm of praise, in which God's relations to His Church, His power in the natural world, and in delivering His people, are contrasted with the vanity of idols and idol-worship.

1-3. In the general call for praise, the priests, that stand in the house of the Lord, are specially mentioned.

4-7. God's choice of Israel is the first reason assigned for rendering praise; the next, His manifested greatness in creation and providence.

6. heaven, and . . . seas, and all . . . ends of the earth--denote universality.

8, 9. The last plague [ Exodus 12:29 ] is cited to illustrate His "tokens and wonders."

10-12. The conquest of Canaan was by God's power, not that of the people.

13. heritage--or, "possession."
name . . . memorial--Each denote that by which God is made known.

14. will judge--do justice ( Psalms 72:2 ).
repent himself--change His dealings ( Psalms 90:13 ).

15-18. (Compare Psalms 115:4-8 ).

18. are like unto them--or, "shall be like," &c. Idolaters become spiritually stupid and perish with their idols ( Isaiah 1:31 ).

19-21. (Compare Psalms 115:9-11 ). There we have "trust" for "bless" here.

21. out of Zion--(Compare Psalms 110:2 , 134:3 ). From the Church, as a center, His praise is diffused throughout the earth.