assembled = convoked, or mustered.
princes of Israel. Compare .
captains = princes (throughout the chapter). See note on 1 Chronicles 27:1.
stewards. Compare . Each body consisted of twelve persons. App-10.
stood up upon his feet. Note David"s three attitudes: lying on the earth as a penitent (2 Samuel 12:16. Compare Psa 51); sitting before Jehovah as a worshipper (2 Samuel 7:18. 2 Samuel 17:16); and standing on his feet as a servant (28, 2).
the ark. See note on 1 Chronicles 13:3 and Exodus 25:22.
and = even.
the footstool of our God = the Ark. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6.
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.
chose me. Compare 1 Samuel 16:12.
chosen Judah. Compare Genesis 49:10.
chosen Solomon. Compare 1 Chronicles 22:9. 2 Samuel 12:25.
He said unto me. Compare 1 Chronicles 22:9. 2 Samuel 7:13, 2 Samuel 7:14.
congregation = assembly as in 1 Chronicles 28:1.
seek. Hebrew. darash. See notes on 1 Chronicles 10:13, 1 Chronicles 10:14; 1 Samuel 28:6, 1 Samuel 28:7.
children = sons.
mind = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.
Take heed, &c. The 11th Seder begins here, and ends with 2 Chronicles 2:2. See note on p. 366.
the pattern. Same word as of Tabernacle to Moses (Exodus 25:9, Exodus 25:40. See Hebrews 9:5).
thereof: i.e. of the sanctuary.
mercy seat = the propitiatory. See note on Exodus 25:17.
by the Spirit. Hebrew "by the Spirit (ruach. App-9) with (or in) me". The pattern without, and the worship within, all of God. Nothing can be offered in worship but what comes from God (John 4:24). Therefore said to be built by David in intention, and by Solomon in fact.
chambers = attached chambers.
basons = covered bowls.
of = even. Genitive of Apposition. See App-17.
Be strong, and of a good courage. See note on Deuteronomy 31:7.
He will not fail thee. See notes on Deuteronomy 4:31; Deuteronomy 31:6.
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