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Psalms 122

 

 

Introduction
1David professes his joy for the church;
6and prays for the peace thereof.

Verse 1
I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
(Title
&) A Song of degrees.
120:1; 121:1; 122:1; 123:1; 124:1; 125:1; 126:1; 127:1; 128:1; *titles; 129:1; 130:1; 131:1; 132:1; 133:1; 134:1; *titles
was glad
42:4; 55:14; 63:1-3; 84:1,2,10; 119:111
Let us go
Isaiah 2:3; Jeremiah 31:6; 50:4,5; Micah 4:2; Zechariah 8:21-23

Verse 2
Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.
84:7; 87:1-3; 100:4; Exodus 20:24; 2 Chronicles 6:6

Verse 3
Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:
builded
2 Samuel 5:9; Ephesians 2:20,21; 4:4-7; Revelation 21:10-27

Verse 4
Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.
Whither
78:68; 132:13; Exodus 23:17; 34:23,24; Deuteronomy 12:5,11; 16:16
the testimony
Exodus 16:34; 26:33,34; 32:15
to give
66:13-16; 107:1-3; 116:17-19; 118:19

Verse 5
For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
there
Deuteronomy 17:8,18; 2 Chronicles 19:8
are set
Heb. do sit. the thrones.
2 Samuel 8:18; 2 Chronicles 11:22

Verse 6
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
Pray
51:18; 137:6,7; Jeremiah 51:50; John 17:21; Ephesians 4:3; 2 Thessalonians 3:16
they shall
Genesis 12:3; Numbers 24:9; 1 John 3:14

Verse 7
Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
Peace
1 Chronicles 12:18; Isaiah 9:7; 54:13; John 14:27; James 3:18
within thy palaces
48:3

Verse 8
For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
16:3; 42:4; 119:63; Ephesians 4:4-6; Philippians 2:2-5; James 3:13-18

Verse 9
Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.
the house
26:8; 69:9; 84:1,2,10; 1 Chronicles 29:3; John 2:17
I will seek
102:13,14; 137:5,6; Nehemiah 2:10; 13:14

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 122:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-122.html.

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