Psalms 60:6

“God hath spoken in his holinesse, I wil reioyce: I will diuide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.”

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God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
- King James Version

God has spoken in His holiness: "I will exult, I will portion out Shechem and measure out the valley of Succoth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

God hath spoken in his holiness: I will exult; I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

God has said in his holy place, I will be glad: I will make a division of Shechem, and the valley of Succoth will be measured out.
- Basic English Bible

God hath spoken in his holiness: I will exult, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
- Darby Bible

God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.
- Webster's Bible

God has spoken from his sanctuary: "I will triumph. I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.
- World English Bible

God hath spoken in His holiness: I exult -- I apportion Shechem, And the valley of Succoth I measure,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(60:8) God spoke in His holiness, that I would exult; that I would divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 60:6


60:6 Rejoice - Therefore I will turn my prayers into praises, for what God has already done. Divide - Which supposeth possession and dominion. Shechem - A place within Jordan, in mount Ephraim. Succoth - A place without Jordan. He mentions Shechem, and Succoth; for all the land of Canaan, within and without Jordan.


Discussion for Psalms 60

  • Marie p mitchell
    I am so glad that we serve a God that we can depend on and be with us in our time of troubles I love the book of Psalms I am so glad that God loves me
  • A disciple
    The events taking place thus moving David by the Spirit to write this Psalm seem obscure to us, until we consider them with the view of David's purpose of God to win for Israel ALL its promised land, even to the Euphrates River. This tremendous feat was not however followed up worthily by the sons of Israel, for they never established their Borders according to the Victories David got for them.
  • A disciple
    Dear BSP; I have to tell you, that even these kinds of Scriptures are still mightily filled with the Spirit of God, and written of Divine purpose; not merely David's feelings (as you suppose) as if he was discouraged. Look at the world around us! What do you see? Do you see as I do, that the restraint is being taken away? Why do you think that is? Because God sees no integrity or truth in people!
  • BSP
    Verse 1: David was busy fighting the Syrians and while this was taking place the Edomites decided they would attack. David felt that God had left him. We can feel the same way when we face multiple problems that seem to overwhelm us. This account can help us to see that Jehovah God never leaves his loyal servants even when they face trials.
  • Rev. singleton
    Jesus said upon this rock meaning the truth I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it... And that's the unadulterated truth.
  • Angela
    David is trying to be saved from his enemies

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