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Mercy seat   /mˈərsi sit/   Listen
Mercy seat

noun
1.
The throne of God.
2.
The golden covering of the ark of the covenant.






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"Mercy seat" Quotes from Famous Books



... smooth the way before this widow and her children, and to "incline the hearts of men to deal justly with her." In closing, he said we were leaving Mr. Shimerda at "Thy judgment seat, which is also Thy mercy seat." ...
— My Antonia • Willa Sibert Cather

... and the thunder of the falling tree keep them in happy remembrance of their brethren and of their diligence and success, and often wake the anticipation of the coming Sabbath, when they will blend their songs and prayers around the mercy seat. ...
— Elizabeth: The Disinherited Daugheter • E. Ben Ez-er

... until the resurrection, and glorification of our Lord Jesus. "For the Holy Ghost was not yet given, because that Jesus was not yet glorified" (John 7:39). Nor was it given so soon as received: for he received it upon his entering into the holy place, when he had sprinkled the mercy seat with the blood of sprinkling, but it was not given out to us till sometimes after (Acts 4): however it was obtained before (Acts 2:32,33). And it was meet that it should in that infinite immeasurableness in which ...
— The Works of John Bunyan • John Bunyan



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