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Psalms 99:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Exalt ye Jehovah our God, And worship at his footstool: Holy is he.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; [for] he [is] holy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Exalt the LORD our God And worship at His footstool; Holy is He.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; [for] he [is] holy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Exalt Jehovah our God, and worship at his footstool. He is holy!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Exalt Yahweh our God, And bow down at his footstool, Holy, is he!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Exalt ye Jehovah our God, And bow yourselves at His footstool, holy [is] He.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Exalt ye the Lord our God, and adore his footstool, for it is holy.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Exalt yee the LORD our God, and worship at his footstoole: [for] he is holy.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Exalt ye the Lord our God, and worship [at] his footstool; for he is holy.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Exalt ye Yahweh our Elohim, and worship at his footstool; [for] he [is] holy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Exalt 7311
{7311} Prime
A primitive root; to be high actively to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
<8786> Grammar
Stem - Polel (See H8847)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 9
ye Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
our lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
and worship 7812
{7812} Prime
A primitive root; to depress, that is, prostrate (especially reflexively in homage to royalty or God).
<8690> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 71
at his footstool; 7272
{7272} Prime
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
{1916} Prime
From an unused root meaning to stamp upon; a foot stool.
[for] he x1931
(1931) Complement
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] holy. 6918
{6918} Prime
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 99:4-5.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 99:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 99:5

Foot — stool — Before the ark, which is so called, 1 Chronicles 28:2. Holy — It is consecrated to be a pledge of God's presence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 99:5

Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his (c) footstool; [for] he [is] holy.

(c) That is, before his temple or ark, where he promised to hear when they worshipped him, as now he promises his spiritual presence, wherever his Church is assembled.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 99:9 Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God [is] holy.
Psalms 21:13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: [so] will we sing and praise thy power.
Psalms 34:3 O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.
Psalms 108:5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth;
Exodus 15:2 The LORD [is] my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he [is] my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Isaiah 12:4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.
Isaiah 25:1 O LORD, thou [art] my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful [things; thy] counsels of old [are] faithfulness [and] truth.
Hosea 11:7 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt [him].


Psalms 132:7 We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.
1 Chronicles 28:2 Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: [As for me], I [had] in mine heart to build an house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:
Isaiah 66:1 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven [is] my throne, and the earth [is] my footstool: where [is] the house that ye build unto me? and where [is] the place of my rest?

he is holy:
or, it is holy,
Psalms 99:3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; [for] it [is] holy.
Leviticus 19:2 Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God [am] holy.
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Ex 15:2. Lv 19:2. 1Ch 28:2. Ps 21:13; 34:3; 99:3, 9; 108:5; 132:7. Is 12:4; 25:1; 66:1. Ho 11:7.

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