Commentary Critical and Explanatory
on the Whole Bible
God's government is especially exercised in and for His Church, which
should praise Him for His gracious dealings.
1. sitteth . . . cherubim--(compare
tremble . . . be moved--inspired with fear by His judgments on the
2. great in Zion--where He dwells
3. thy . . . name--perfections of justice, power, &c.
great and terrible name--producing dread
and to be praised by those over whom He is exalted
it is holy--or, "He is holy"
(Ps 99:5, 9;
4, 5. To His wise and righteous government all nations should render
king's . . . judgment--His power is combined with justice.
he is holy--(compare
6-8. The experience of these servants of God is cited for
among . . . priests, among . . . upon the Lord
[and] He spake . . . pillar--may be referred to all three (compare
7. cloudy pillar--the medium of divine intercourse
Obedience was united with worship. God answered them as intercessors
for the people, who, though forgiven, were yet chastened
(Ex 32:10, 34).