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Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible
Psalms 122

 

 

Verses 1-9

CXXII. The Glory of the Temple.

Psalms 122:3. The Psalmist refers probably to the ideal Jerusalem. Every true Jew was in sentiment a loyal burgher of Jerusalem. Jerusalem was like Mecca to the Mohammedan or Rome to the Roman Catholic; therefore the tribes went up to it (cf. Psalms 87).

Psalms 122:5. are: read, "were" (mg.). The poet recalls the ancient glories of David's time.

 


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 122:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pfc/psalms-122.html. 1919.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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