Congregation mount of the
Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
“(Isa. 14:13), has been supposed to refer to the place where God” “promised to meet with his people (Ex. 25:22; 29:42, 43) i.e.,” “the mount of the Divine presence, Mount Zion. But here the king” of Babylon must be taken as expressing himself according to his “own heathen notions, and not according to those of the Jews. The” mount of the congregation will therefore in this case mean the “northern mountain, supposed by the Babylonians to be the” meeting-place of their gods. In the Babylonian inscriptions “mention is made of a mountain which is described as “the mighty” “mountain of Bel, whose head rivals heaven, whose root is the” “holy deep.” This mountain was regarded in their mythology as the” place where the gods had their seat.
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