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assembled = convoked, or mustered.
princes of Israel. Compare 1 Chronicles 27:16-22 .
captains = princes (throughout the chapter). See note on 1 Chronicles 27:1 .
stewards. Compare 1 Chronicles 27:25-31 . Each body consisted of twelve persons. App-10 .
stood up upon his feet. Note David's three attitudes: lying on the earth as a penitent (2 Samuel 12:16 . Compare Psalms 51:0 ); sitting before Jehovah as a worshipper (2 Samuel 7:18 . 2 Samuel 17:16 ); and standing on his feet as a servant (28, 2).
the ark. See note on 1 Chronicles 13:3 and Exodus 25:22 .
and = even.
the footstool of our God = the Ark. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
chose me. Compare 1 Samuel 16:12 .
chosen Judah. Compare Genesis 49:10 .
chosen Solomon. Compare 1 Chronicles 22:9 . 2 Samuel 12:25 .
He said unto me. Compare 1 Chronicles 22:9 . 2 Samuel 7:13 , 2 Samuel 7:14 .
congregation = assembly as in 1 Chronicles 28:1 .
seek. Hebrew. darash. See notes on 1Ch 10:13 , 1 Chronicles 10:14 ; 1 Samuel 28:6 , 1 Samuel 28:7 .
children = sons.
mind = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
Take heed, &c. The 11th Seder begins here, and ends with 2 Chronicles 2:2 . See note on p. 366.
the pattern. Same word as of Tabernacle to Moses (Exodus 25:9 , Exodus 25:40 . See Hebrews 9:5 ).
thereof: i.e. of the sanctuary.
mercy seat = the propitiatory. See note on Exodus 25:17 .
by the Spirit. Hebrew "by the Spirit ( ruach . App-9 ) with (or in) me". The pattern without, and the worship within, all of God. Nothing can be offered in worship but what comes from God (John 4:24 ). Therefore said to be built by David in intention, and by Solomon in fact.
chambers = attached chambers.
basons = covered bowls.
of = even. Genitive of Apposition. See App-17 .
Be strong, and of a good courage. See note on Deuteronomy 31:7 .
He will not fail thee. See notes on Deuteronomy 4:31 ; Deuteronomy 31:6 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 28". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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