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Arthur 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 Encnia (cf. John 10:22*, p. 104), which celebrated the purification of the Temple in 165 B.C. by Judas Maccabus (p. 607).

 


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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Psalms 24:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pfc/psalms-24.html. 1919.

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