Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah.
Glorious things are spoken of —
1. Its security.
2. Its beauty.
3. The privileges enjoyed by its inhabitants. Theirs are the present and palpable advantages connected with a life of piety; evil things are sent them in mercy, and of the good things of life they have the real benefit and enjoyment, and possess them with God's blessing. Theirs is the inheritance of grace; theirs the heirship of glory.
4. Its enlargement, and the increase of its inhabitants.
5. Its durability.
Parallel VersesKJV: Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.