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Israel is required to praise God, for their hasty constitution both in
church and state, ver. 1 - 5.
Some instances of the happy administration of it, ver. 6 - 9.
1: People - Such as are enemies to God and his people.
Sitteth - Upon the ark. He is present with his people.
Earth - The people of the earth. Moved - With fear and trembling.
3: Them - All people.
4: Judgment - Though his dominion be absolute, and his power
irresistible, yet he manages it with righteousness. The king's strength
is by a known Hebraism put for the strong, or powerful king.
Equity - In all thy proceedings.
5: Foot - stool - Before the ark, which is so called, (1Ch 28:2).
Holy - It is consecrated to be a pledge of God's presence.
6: Moses - Moses before the institution of the priesthood executed
that office, (Ex 24:6).
That call - Who used frequently and solemnly to intercede with God on the
behalf of the people.
7: Spake - To some of them: to Moses and Aaron,(Ex 19:24,33:9-11,1Sa 7:9), &c.
8: Them - The intercessors before mentioned. Forgavest - The people
for whom they prayed, so far as not to inflict that total destruction
upon them which they deserved;