Psalm 78:67-72 NIV

67 Then he rejected the tents of Joseph, he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim;1

References for Psalms 78:67

68 but he chose the tribe of Judah,2 Mount Zion,3 which he loved.

References for Psalms 78:68

69 He built his sanctuary4 like the heights, like the earth that he established forever.

References for Psalms 78:69

70 He chose David5 his servant and took him from the sheep pens;

References for Psalms 78:70

71 from tending the sheep6 he brought him to be the shepherd7 of his people Jacob, of Israel his inheritance.

References for Psalms 78:71

72 And David shepherded them with integrity of heart;8 with skillful hands he led them.

References for Psalms 78:72