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Psalm 24:7 ASV
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; And be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors: And the King of glory will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 BBE
Let your heads be lifted up, O doors; be lifted up, O you eternal doors: that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 CEB
Mighty gates: lift up your heads! Ancient doors: rise up high! So the glorious king can enter!
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Psalm 24:7 CJB
Lift up your heads, you gates! Lift them up, everlasting doors, so that the glorious king can enter!
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Psalm 24:7 RHE
(23-7) Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in.
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Psalm 24:7 ESV
Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 GW
Lift your heads, you gates. Be lifted, you ancient doors, so that the king of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 GNT
Fling wide the gates, open the ancient doors, and the great king will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 HNV
Lift up your heads, you gates; Be lifted up, you everlasting doors: The King of glory will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 CSB
Lift up your heads, you gates! Rise up, ancient doors! Then the King of glory will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 KJV
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up , ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in .
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Psalm 24:7 LEB
Lift up your heads, O gates, and rise up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter.
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Psalm 24:7 NAS
Lift up your heads, O gates, And be lifted up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in!
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Psalm 24:7 NCV
Gates, open all the way. Open wide, aged doors so the glorious King will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 NIRV
Open wide, you gates. Open up, you age-old doors. Then the King of glory will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 NIV
Lift up your heads, O you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 NKJV
Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
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Psalm 24:7 NLT
Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter.
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Psalm 24:7 NRS
Lift up your heads, O gates! and be lifted up, O ancient doors! that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 RSV
Lift up your heads, O gates! and be lifted up, O ancient doors! that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 DBY
Lift up your heads, ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.
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Psalm 24:7 MSG
Wake up, you sleepyhead city! Wake up, you sleepyhead people! King-Glory is ready to enter.
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Psalm 24:7 WBT
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
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Psalm 24:7 TMB
Lift up your heads, O ye gates! And be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
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Psalm 24:7 TNIV
Lift up your heads, you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
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Psalm 24:7 WEB
Lift up your heads, you gates; Be lifted up, you everlasting doors: The King of glory will come in.
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Psalm 24:7 WYC
Ye princes, take up your gates, and ye everlasting gates, be ye raised; and the king of glory shall enter. (Lift up your heads, ye gates, yea, ye everlasting gates, be ye raised up; and the King of glory shall enter in.)
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Psalm 24:7 YLT
Lift up, O gates, your heads, And be lifted up, O doors age-during, And come in doth the king of glory!
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Psalms 24 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 24

Concerning the kingdom of Christ, and the subjects of that kingdom. (1-6) Concerning the King of that kingdom. (7-10)

Verses 1-6 We ourselves are not our own; our bodies, our souls, are not. Even those of the children of men are God's, who know him not, nor own their relation to him. A soul that knows and considers its own nature, and that it must live for ever, when it has viewed the earth and the fulness thereof, will sit down unsatisfied. It will think of ascending toward God, and will ask, What shall I do, that I may abide in that happy, holy place, where he makes his people holy and happy? We make nothing of religion, if we do not make heart-work of it. We can only be cleansed from our sins, and renewed unto holiness, by the blood of Christ and the washing of the Holy Ghost. Thus we become his people; thus we receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of our salvation. God's peculiar people shall be made truly and for ever happy. Where God gives righteousness, he designs salvation. Those that are made meet for heaven, shall be brought safe to heaven, and will find what they have been seeking.

Verses 7-10 The splendid entry here described, refers to the solemn bringing in of the ark into the tent David pitched for it, or the temple Solomon built for it. We may also apply it to the ascension of Christ into heaven, and the welcome given to him there. Our Redeemer found the gates of heaven shut, but having by his blood made atonement for sin, as one having authority, he demanded entrance. The angels were to worship him, ( Hebrews 1:6 ) : they ask with wonder, Who is he? It is answered, that he is strong and mighty; mighty in battle to save his people, and to subdue his and their enemies. We may apply it to Christ's entrance into the souls of men by his word and Spirit, that they may be his temples. Behold, he stands at the door, and knocks, ( Revelation 3:20 ) . The gates and doors of the heart are to be opened to him, as possession is delivered to the rightful owner. We may apply it to his second coming with glorious power. Lord, open the everlasting door of our souls by thy grace, that we may now receive thee, and be wholly thine; and that, at length, we may be numbered with thy saints in glory.

Psalms 24 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 24

Psalms 24:1-10 . God's supreme sovereignty requires a befitting holiness of life and heart in His worshippers; a sentiment sublimely illustrated by describing His entrance into the sanctuary, by the symbol of His worship--the ark, as requiring the most profound homage to the glory of His Majesty.

1. fulness--everything.
world--the habitable globe, with
they that dwell--forming a parallel expression to the first clause.

2. Poetically represents the facts of Genesis 1:9 .

3, 4. The form of a question gives vivacity. Hands, tongue, and heart are organs of action, speech, and feeling, which compose character.
hill of the Lord--(compare Psalms 2:6 , &c.). His Church--the true or invisible, as typified by the earthly sanctuary.

4. lifted up his soul--is to set the affections ( Psalms 25:1 ) on an object; here,
vanity--or, any false thing, of which swearing falsely, or to falsehood, is a specification.

5. righteousness--the rewards which God bestows on His people, or the grace to secure those rewards as well as the result.

6. Jacob--By "Jacob," we may understand God's people (compare Isaiah 43:22 , 44:2 , &c.), corresponding to "the generation," as if he had said, "those who seek Thy face are Thy chosen people."

7-10. The entrance of the ark, with the attending procession, into the holy sanctuary is pictured to us. The repetition of the terms gives emphasis.

10. Lord of hosts--or fully, Lord God of hosts ( Hosea 12:5 , Amos 4:13 ), describes God by a title indicative of supremacy over all creatures, and especially the heavenly armies ( Joshua 5:14 , 1 Kings 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.