footstool

footstool

A royal symbol (2Chr 9:18), most often used figuratively for the Ark (1Chr 28:2), the Temple (Isa 60:13), or even Zion (Lam 2:1). Elsewhere and in response to this view, the entire earth is described as God’s footstool (Isa 66:1; Matt 5:35; Acts 7:49). The term is also used to represent vanquished enemies in Ps 110:1, (Matt 22:44; Acts 2:35; Heb 10:13).

2Chr 9:18

18The throne had six steps and a footstool of gold, which were attached to the throne, and on each side of the seat were arm rests and two lions standing beside ... View more

1Chr 28:2

2Then King David rose to his feet and said: “Hear me, my brothers and my people. I had planned to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, ... View more

Isa 60:13

13The glory of Lebanon shall come to you,
the cypress, the plane, and the pine,
to beautify the place of my sanctuary;
and I will glorify where my feet rest.

Lam 2:1

God's Warnings Fulfilled
1How the Lord in his anger
has humiliated daughter Zion!
He has thrown down from heaven to earth
the splendor of Israel;
he has not rem ... View more

Isa 66:1

The Worship God Demands
1Thus says the Lord:
Heaven is my throne
and the earth is my footstool;
what is the house that you would build for me,
and what is my re ... View more

Matt 5:35

35or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Acts 7:49

49‘Heaven is my throne,
and the earth is my footstool.
What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,
or what is the place of my rest?

Ps 110:1

Assurance of Victory for God's Priest-King
Of David. A Psalm.
1The Lord says to my lord,
“Sit at my right hand
until I make your enemies your footstool.”

Matt 22:44

44‘The Lord said to my Lord,
“Sit at my right hand,
until I put your enemies under your feet” ’?

Acts 2:35

35until I make your enemies your footstool.” ’

Heb 10:13

13and since then has been waiting “until his enemies would be made a footstool for his feet.”

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