Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Two

by Dr. Henry M. Morris

(taken from the Defender's Study Bible)

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A Song of degrees of David.

Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

house of the Lord. The temple in Jerusalem could correspond, in the analogical progress of a Christian believer, to one's local church.

Psalm 122:2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

Psalm 122:3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:

Psalm 122:4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.

Psalm 122:5 For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

Psalm 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Psalm 122:7 Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

Psalm 122:8 For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Psalm 122:9 Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.