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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 99

Psalms 99:1

psa 99:1

People - Such as are enemies to God and his people. Sitteth - Upon the ark. He is present with his people. Earth - The people of the earth. Moved - With fear and trembling.

Psalms 99:3

psa 99:3

Them - All people.

Psalms 99:4

psa 99:4

Judgment - Though his dominion be absolute, and his power irresistible, yet he manages it with righteousness. The king's strength is by a known Hebraism put for the strong, or powerful king. Equity - In all thy proceedings.

Psalms 99:5

psa 99:5

Foot - stool - Before the ark, which is so called, Ch1 28:2. Holy - It is consecrated to be a pledge of God's presence.

Psalms 99:6

psa 99:6

Moses - Moses before the institution of the priesthood executed that office, Exo 24:6. That call - Who used frequently and solemnly to intercede with God on the behalf of the people.

Psalms 99:7

psa 99:7

Spake - To some of them: to Moses and Aaron, Exo 19:24, Exo 33:9-11; Sa1 7:9, &c.

Psalms 99:8

psa 99:8

Them - The intercessors before mentioned. Forgavest - The people for whom they prayed, so far as not to inflict that total destruction upon them which they deserved;

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