|securely beside Him|
(Ibn Ezra; Ramban; Chizzkuni).
(Targum; Rashi). Chafaf in Hebrew. Or, 'overshadows' (Septuagint; cf. Radak, Sherashim); or, 'oversees' (Chizzkuni). Or, '[Benjamin] longs for [God] all day long' (Yoma 12a).
|dwells among his slopes|
(Targum; Saadia; Rashi; cf. Genesis 48:22). This may allude to the fact that the Holy of Holies was destined to be in Benjamin's portion (Sifri; Zevachim 54b). Or, '[Benjamin] dwells between His shoulders' (Septuagint), or, 'boundaries' (Chizzkuni).