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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 24

Peake's Commentary on the BiblePeake's Commentary

Verses 1-10

XXIV. Psalms 24:1 f. Yahweh the Creator.

Psalms 24:2 . For the water under the earth, cf. Exodus 20:4. There was sea below the earth, another on a level with the earth, and a third ocean above the firmament (Genesis 16 f.*).

Psalms 24:3-6 . The moral qualities required of the worshippers in the Temple ( cf. Psalms 15).

Psalms 24:7-10 . Once more Yahweh in His glory enters the Temple. The Ps. may have been composed for the feast of the Encæ nia ( cf. John 10:22 *, p. 104), which celebrated the purification of the Temple in 165 B.C. by Judas Maccabæ us (p. 607).

Bibliographical Information
Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 24". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/psalms-24.html. 1919.
 
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