New Living Translation
Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter.
King James Bible
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Darby Bible Translation
Lift up your heads, ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.
World English Bible
Lift up your heads, you gates! Be lifted up, you everlasting doors, and the King of glory will come in.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:7 Lift up - He speaks here of the gates and doors of the temple, which by faith and the spirit of prophecy, he beheld as already built, whose doors he calls Everlasting, not so much because they were made of strong and durable materials, as in opposition to those of the tabernacle, which were removed from place to place. These gates he bids lift up their heads, or tops, by allusion to those gates which have a portcullis, which may be let down or taken up. And as the temple was a type of Christ, and of his church, and of heaven itself; so this place may also contain a representation, either of Christ's entrance into his church, or into the hearts of his faithful people, who are here commanded to set open their hearts and souls for his reception: or of his ascension into heaven, where the saints or angels are poetically introduced as preparing the way, and opening the heavenly gates to receive their Lord and king, returning to his royal habitation with triumph and glory. The king - The Messiah, the king of Israel, and of his church, called the King, or Lord of glory, 1Cor 2:8 James 2:1, both for that glory which is inherent in him, and that which is purchased by him for his members.
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This was Stephen's reply: "Brothers and fathers, listen to me. Our glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran.
1 Corinthians 2:8
But the rulers of this world have not understood it; if they had, they would not have crucified our glorious Lord.
I love your sanctuary, LORD, the place where your glorious presence dwells.
Honor the LORD for the glory of his name. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
The voice of the LORD twists mighty oaks and strips the forests bare. In his Temple everyone shouts, "Glory!"
The heavens proclaim his righteousness; every nation sees his glory.
These gates lead to the presence of the LORD, and the godly enter there.
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