Psalms 103:19

19 The LORD has made the heavens his throne; from there he rules over everything.

Psalms 103:19 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 103:19

The Lord hath prepared his throne in the heavens
The heaven is his throne; here he sits enthroned in all the glory of his majesty, with all his attendants upon him, and courtiers about him. The Lord Christ is now in heaven; and where he will continue to the restitution of all things, and from whence his people expect him at the last day. Here he is on the same throne with his divine Father; which throne he has "prepared" or "established" F4, so as it cannot be moved: when others are cast down, this shall stand; his throne is for ever and ever. The Targum in the king's Bible is,

``the Word of the Lord hath prepared''

And his kingdom ruleth over all;
over all created beings; over angels, good and bad; over men, righteous and wicked; over the greatest of men, the kings and princes of the earth. Good angels are subject to him devils tremble at him; saints acknowledge him as their King; the wicked he rules with a rod of iron; and kings reign by him, and are accountable to him; see ( Psalms 22:28 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F4 (Nykx) "stabilivit", Junius & Tremellius, Piscator.

Psalms 103:19 In-Context

17 But the love of the LORD remains forever with those who fear him. His salvation extends to the children’s children
18 of those who are faithful to his covenant, of those who obey his commandments!
19 The LORD has made the heavens his throne; from there he rules over everything.
20 Praise the LORD, you angels, you mighty ones who carry out his plans, listening for each of his commands.
21 Yes, praise the LORD, you armies of angels who serve him and do his will!