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Bible Commentaries

Peake's Commentary on the Bible

Psalms 24

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).

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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 24". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". 1919.