Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Eve of Pentacost
Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Dictionaries
Mercy-Seat

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Mercy
Next Entry
Meribah
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

1 Chronicles 28:11 , the cover of the Ark of the Covenant, which see. The Hebrew word means a cover, but contains an allusion to the covering or forgiving of sins, Psalm 32:1 . In the New Testament it is designated by a Greek word meaning "the propitiatory," or "expiatory," Hebrews 9:4,5 . It was approached only by the high priest, and not without the blood of atonement, to show that the divine mercy can be granted only through the blood of Christ, Romans 3:25 .

Bibliography Information
Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Mercy-Seat'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​m/mercy-seat.html. 1859.
 
adsfree-icon
Ads FreeProfile