New International Version
Arise, LORD, and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might.
King James Bible
Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy strength.
Darby Bible Translation
Arise, Jehovah, into thy rest, thou and the ark of thy strength.
World English Bible
Arise, Yahweh, into your resting place; you, and the ark of your strength.
Young's Literal Translation
Arise, O Jehovah, to Thy rest, Thou, and the ark of Thy strength,
Psalm 132:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Arise, O Lord, into thy rest; thou and the ark of thy strength - Using the same expressions which Solomon used when he dedicated the temple, 2 Chronicles 6:41, 2 Chronicles 6:42. There are several difficulties in these passages. Ephratah may mean the tribe of Ephraim; and then we may understand the place thus: "I have learned that the ark had been in the tribe of Ephraim, and I have seen it at Kirjath-jearim, or Field of the woods, but this is not a proper place for it, for the Lord hath chosen Jerusalem." It is true that the ark did remain in that tribe from the days of Joshua to Samuel, during three hundred and twenty-eight years; and thence it was brought to Kirjath-jearim, where it continued seventy years, till the commencement of the reign of David over all Israel.
But if we take Psalm 132:6-8, not as the continuation of David's vow, but as the words of the captives in Babylon, the explanation will be more plain and easy: "We have heard, O Lord, from our fathers, that thy tabernacle was formerly a long time at Shiloh, in the tribe of Ephraim. And our history informs us that it has been also at Kirjath-jearim, the fields of the wood; and afterwards it was brought to Jerusalem, and there established: but Jerusalem is now ruined, the temple destroyed, and thy people in captivity. Arise, O Lord, and reestablish thy dwelling-place in thy holy city!" See Calmet and others on this place.
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Post-millennialists teach that the only Kingdom over which Christ will ever reign is a spiritual and celestial one. They say that those Jews who expected their Messiah to set up a visible and material Kingdom on the earth were mistaken, that they erred in the interpretation of their prophetic Scriptures and cherished a carnal and unworthy hope. Let us examine this assertion in the light of God's Word. In Psalm 132:11 we read "The Lord hath sworn in truth unto David; He will not turn from it: Of the …
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Departure from Ireland. Death and Burial at Clairvaux.
Whenever the ark set out, Moses said, "Rise up, LORD! May your enemies be scattered; may your foes flee before you."
So when the people broke camp to cross the Jordan, the priests carrying the ark of the covenant went ahead of them.
2 Chronicles 6:41
"Now arise, LORD God, and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might. May your priests, LORD God, be clothed with salvation, may your faithful people rejoice in your goodness.
For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. A song. May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him.
He sent the ark of his might into captivity, his splendor into the hands of the enemy.
"This is my resting place for ever and ever; here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.
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