World Wide Study Bible

Study

a Bible passage

Click a verse to see commentary

10

Who is this King of glory?

The Lord of hosts,

he is the King of glory.Selah


Select a resource above

10. Lord of hosts—or fully, Lord God of hosts (Ho 12:5; Am 4:13), describes God by a title indicative of supremacy over all creatures, and especially the heavenly armies (Jos 5:14; 1Ki 22:19). Whether, as some think, the actual enlargement of the ancient gates of Jerusalem be the basis of the figure, the effect of the whole is to impress us with a conception of the matchless majesty of God.




Advertisements