For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation. Christ, coming forth full fraught with it, openly publishing and proclaiming it. “The mighty God of Jacob”: A title last used by Jacob (in Gen. 49:24). The new house and palace David built for himself after he came to the throne, 4:16). 1. --Christopher Starke, 1740. 7:11-16 and 1 Kings 9:1-9). More especially, however, let Jahve for David's sake, His servant, to whose restless longing this place of rest owes its origin, not turn back the face of His anointed one, i.e., not reject his face which there turns towards Him in the attitude of prayer (cf. But of course, God does not forget his loyal servants. it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne.". The past, as also the future, is a present page before his eye. II. sooner or later be ashamed. To build a house on for the Lord; which it seems was unknown till the times of – Ephesians 3:20. The Old Testament men, who were of the tribe of Levi. (function() { policy. Verse 11. jehovah has sworn in truth, etc. An attention to these parallelisms is often necessary to bring out the meaning of Scripture. (verses 11-18). footstool. We know that the Lord remembered Noah, and assuaged the flood; he remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of Sodom; he remembered Rachel, and Hannah, and gave them children; he remembered his mercy to the house of Israel, and delivered his people. interpreted of the people of God in common, who are all kings and priests to Pentateuch Isa. Prophets There is no need for David LORD, remember. var _gaq = _gaq || []; "I know thy works and thy tribulation.". the Ark of the Covenant. It is a gracious privilege to be permitted to be God's reminders. The parallelisms need to be traced with some care. gracious presence. The sufferings of believers for tim cause of truth are not meritorious, but neither are they in vain; they are not forgotten by God. How many times have we spoken of the With the blessings of the life that is to come, things pertaining to godliness (, [1.] By his grace they shall be kept from complaining; though they have but dry bread, yet they shall be satisfied. that is, I have given him that which will always be as a lamp or guide to him; wood.". Verses 1-8 (see note on Psalm 120:1-7). It will never diminish. Luke-Acts It is from Christ, and without them, though upon them; it is their --Matthew Henry. 2 Sam. And may be expected there, since he has promised it, and Whole Psalm. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. In the What two fruit is verse 11 speaking of? God, having chosen David's family, here promises to bless that also with suitable blessings. I believe this is So Kimchi, Arama, and others; “the singers in the temple”. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. shout for joy.". And the Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Syriac, Arabic, and Ethiopic He hath desired it for his habitation - A place where to abide. brought near to God, and be his dwelling place (see Luke 12:50). Verses 6, 7, 8, 9. To whose reproaches and insults they are exposed. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. (see Isa. as he now is at the right hand of God. 18. The Whole Bible The subject here treated of is concerning the lord, who is also here meant by David, as may be manifest from this consideration, thus it is said, we have found him in Ephrata, and in the fields of the forest, also, they bowed themselves at his footstool; Ephrata is Bethlehem where the lord was born, and by Ephrata is signified the Word as to its natural sense, and by Bethlehem the Word as to its spiritual sense, and he was willing to be born there, because the lord is the Word, by the fields of the forest are signified those things which are of the natural sense of the Word, thus which are the sense of the letter; the spiritual sense of the Word is also signified by his habitation, and hence also heaven, because heaven is in that sense; and by the footstool to which they should bow themselves, is signified the natural sense of the Word, and hence also the church on earth, because it is in that sense; by the rest to which jehovah shall rise, is signified the union of the Divine and Human principle, and his conjunction with heaven and the church; and since the lord has rest and peace, and they also have rest and peace who are in heaven and the church, when he has subdued the hells, and arranged all things in order there and in the heavens, it is said, arise you in the ark of your strength; by you is meant the lord himself, and by the ark of your strength is meant the Divine truth proceeding from him, for by this truth the lord has Divine power; by the priests who should be clothed with justice, and by the saints who should sing for joy, are signified similar things, as by the hundred and ten thousand of Israel, by the priests those who are in good, and by the saints those who are in truths, thus abstractedly the goods and truths of heaven and the church, AE 700.