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

Psalms Chapter 132

Psalms 132:1

psa 132:1

Afflictions - All his sufferings for thy sake.

Psalms 132:5

psa 132:5

Until - Until I have raised an house in which the ark may be put.

Psalms 132:6

psa 132:6

It - Of the ark. Ephratah - In the tribe of Ephraim, which was called also Ephratah. Found it - Afterwards we found it in Kirjath - jearim, which signifies a city of woods, in the territory whereof the ark was seated for twenty years.

Psalms 132:7

psa 132:7

Tabernacles - Into his temple. Footstool - The ark, is often said to sit between the cherubim, which were above the ark.

Psalms 132:8

psa 132:8

Rest - Into thy resting place, the temple so called, Isa 66:1, where thou hast now a fixed habitation. The ark - The seat of thy powerful and glorious presence.

Psalms 132:10

psa 132:10

David's sake - In regard of thy promises vouchsafed to David. Turn not - Cast me not out of thy presence. Of - Of me whom thou hast anointed to be king over thy people.

Psalms 132:16

psa 132:16

Salvation - With thy saving graces and blessings.

Psalms 132:17

psa 132:17

There - In Jerusalem. To bud - His power and glory to flourish. A lamp - A successor to continue for ever in his family, as this phrase is expounded Kg1 11:36, Kg1 15:4, and particularly one eminent and glorious light, namely, the Messiah.

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