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Bible Commentaries

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Psalms 99

Verses 1-9

Psalms 99:0

Theme Psalms 99:0 is a song referring to God's holiness. Psalms 99:3; Psalms 99:5; Psalms 99:9 repeat the stanza that God is holy.

Psalms 99:1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.

Psalms 99:1 “he sitteth between the cherubims” - Comments - Here, God promised to speak to His children through the High Priest from the mercy seat (Exodus 25:22).

Exodus 25:22, “And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.”

Note:

Psalms 80:1, (To the chief Musician upon Shoshannimeduth, “A Psalm of Asaph.) Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth .”

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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Psalms 99". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/psalms-99.html. 2013.