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Psalm 26:8 ASV
Jehovah, I love the habitation of thy house, And the place where thy glory dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 BBE
Lord, your house has been dear to me, and the resting-place of your glory.
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Psalm 26:8 CEB
I love the beauty of your house, LORD; I love the place where your glory resides.
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Psalm 26:8 CJB
ADONAI, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory abides.
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Psalm 26:8 RHE
(25-8) I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of thy house; and the place where thy glory dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 ESV
O LORD, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 GW
O LORD, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 GNT
I love the house where you live, O Lord, the place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 HNV
LORD, I love the habitation of your house, The place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 CSB
Lord, I love the house where You dwell, the place where Your glory resides.
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Psalm 26:8 KJV
LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 LEB
O Yahweh, I love [the] dwelling of your house, and {the place where your glory abides}.
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Psalm 26:8 NAS
O LORD , I love the habitation of Your house And the place where Your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 NCV
Lord, I love the Temple where you live, where your glory is.
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Psalm 26:8 NIRV
Lord, I love the house where you live. I love the place where your glory is.
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Psalm 26:8 NIV
I love the house where you live, O LORD, the place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 NKJV
Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house, And the place where Your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 NLT
I love your sanctuary, LORD, the place where your glory shines.
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Psalm 26:8 NRS
O Lord, I love the house in which you dwell, and the place where your glory abides.
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Psalm 26:8 RSV
O LORD, I love the habitation of thy house, and the place where thy glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 DBY
Jehovah, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thy glory dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 MSG
God, I love living with you; your house glows with your glory.
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Psalm 26:8 WBT
LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thy honor dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 TMB
LORD, I have loved the habitation of Thy house, and the place where Thine honor dwelleth.
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Psalm 26:8 TNIV
LORD, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 WEB
Yahweh, I love the habitation of your house, The place where your glory dwells.
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Psalm 26:8 WYC
Lord, I have loved the fairness of thine house; and the place of the dwelling of thy glory. (Lord, I love the beauty of thy House; yea, the place where thy glory dwelleth.)
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Psalm 26:8 YLT
Jehovah, I have loved the habitation of Thy house, And the place of the tabernacle of Thine honour.
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Psalms 26 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 26

David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity.

- David here, by the Spirit of prophecy, speaks of himself as a type of Christ, of whom what he here says of his spotless innocence was fully and eminently true, and of Christ only, and to Him we may apply it. We are complete in him. The man that walks in his integrity, yet trusting wholly in the grace of God, is in a state of acceptance, according to the covenant of which Jesus was the Mediator, in virtue of his spotless obedience even unto death. This man desires to have his inmost soul searched and proved by the Lord. He is aware of the deceitfulness of his own heart; he desires to detect and mortify every sin; and he longs to be satisfied of his being a true believer, and to practise the holy commands of God. Great care to avoid bad company, is both a good evidence of our integrity, and a good means to keep us in it. Hypocrites and dissemblers may be found attending on God's ordinances; but it is a good sign of sincerity, if we attend upon them, as the psalmist here tells us he did, in the exercise of repentance and conscientious obedience. He feels his ground firm under him; and, as he delights in blessing the Lord with his congregations on earth, he trusts that shortly he shall join the great assembly in heaven, in singing praises to God and to the Lamb for evermore.

Psalms 26 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 26

Psalms 26:1-12 . After appealing to God's judgment on his avowed integrity and innocence of the charges laid by his enemies, the Psalmist professes delight in God's worship, and prays for exemption from the fate of the wicked, expressing assurance of God's favor.

1. Judge--decide on my case; the appeal of innocence.
in mine integrity--freedom from blemish (compare Psalms 25:21 ). His confidence of perseverance results from trust in God's sustaining grace.

2. He asks the most careful scrutiny of his affections and thoughts ( Psalms 7:9 ), or motives.

3. As often, the ground of prayer for present help is former favor.

4-8. As exemplified by the fruits of divine grace, presented in his life, especially in his avoiding the wicked and his purposes of cleaving to God's worship.

6. wash mine hands--expressive symbol of freedom from sinful acts (compare Matthew 27:24 ).

8. the habitation of thy house--where Thy house rests, as the tabernacle was not yet permanently fixed.
honour dwelleth--conveys an allusion to the Holy of Holies.

9. Gather not, &c.--Bring me not to death.
bloody men--(compare Psalms 5:6 ).

10. Their whole conduct is that of violence and fraud.

11, 12. But, &c.--He contrasts his character and destiny with that of the wicked (compare Psalms 26:1 Psalms 26:2 ).

12. even place--free from occasions of stumbling--safety in his course is denoted. Hence he will render to God his praise publicly.