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Psalms 76:2

    Psalms 76:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In Salem is his tent, his resting-place in Zion.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Psalms 76:2

    Tabernacle - A tent, booth or dwelling.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 76:2

    In Salem also is his tabernacle - Salem was the ancient name of Zebus, afterward called Jerusalem. Here was the tabernacle set up; but afterwards, when the temple was built on Mount Zion, there was his habitation. The Psalm was evidently composed after the building of Solomon's temple.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 76:2

    In Salem also - This was the ancient name for Jerusalem, and is evidently so used here. It continued to be given to the town until the time of David, when it was called "Jerusalem." See the notes at Isaiah 1:1. The word properly means "peace," and is so rendered here by the Septuagint, ἐν εἰρήνῃ ὁ τόπος αύτοῦ en eirēnē ho topos autou - "his place is in peace." There may have been an allusion here to that ancient signification of the name, as being more poetical, and as suggesting the fact that God had restored peace to the city and nation when invaded.

    Is his tabernacle - The tent, or sacred place where he is worshipped. Salem or Jerusalem was made the place of public worship, and the ark removed there by David, 2 Samuel 6:17.

    And his dwelling-place in Zion - That is, on Mount Zion - the portion of Jerusalem in which David built his own palace, and which he made the place of public worship. This remained so until the temple was built on Mount Moriah; see the notes at Psalm 2:6; compare Psalm 9:11; Psalm 48:12; Psalm 65:1.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 76:2

    76:2 Salem - In Jerusalem, which was anciently called Salem. Zion - Largely so called, as it includes Moriah, an adjoining hill.