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The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, [1599], at

Psalms Chapter 122

Psalms 122:1

psa 122:1

"A Song of degrees of David." I (a) was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

(a) He rejoices that God had appointed a place where the ark would still remain.

Psalms 122:2

psa 122:2

Our (b) feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

(b) Which were wont to wander to and fro, as the ark moved.

Psalms 122:3

psa 122:3

Jerusalem is builded as a city that is (c) compact together:

(c) By the artificial joining and beauty of the houses, he means the peace and love that was between the citizens.

Psalms 122:4

psa 122:4

Whither (d) the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.

(d) All the tribes according to God's covenant will come and pray there.

Psalms 122:5

psa 122:5

For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of (e) David.

(e) In whose house God placed the throne of justice, and made it a figure of Christ's kingdom.

Psalms 122:7

psa 122:7

Peace be within thy (f) walls, [and] prosperity within thy palaces.

(f) The favour of God prosper you both within and without.

Psalms 122:8

psa 122:8

For my (g) brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace [be] within thee.

(g) Not only for my own sake but for all the faithful.

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