- Israel is required to praise God, for their hasty constitution both in church and state, verse 1-5.
- Some instances of the happy administration of it, verse 6-9.
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.
Them - All people.
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.
Foot-stool - Before the ark, which is so called, 1 Chronicles 28:2. Holy - It is consecrated to be a pledge of God's presence.
Moses - Moses before the institution of the priesthood executed that office, Exodus 24:6. That call - Who used frequently and solemnly to intercede with God on the behalf of the people.
Spake - To some of them: to Moses and Aaron, Exodus 19:24; ; 1 Samuel 7:9, &c.
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;