Psalm 24 9 Meaning: We see repetition in verses 9 and 10 that mirrors verses 7 and 8. This repetition, no doubt, is to heighten the excitement surrounding the entering of the Ark into Jerusalem.
Psalm 24 8 Commentary: Now the question is posed in verse 8 as to the identity of this king of glory.
Psalm 24 7 Meaning: In verses 7 through 10 we have this climactic identification of the one who is entering through these gates and doors.
A great blessing for David was that there were a number of people like him who enjoyed God’s presence in David’s day, as he says in Psalm 24 6 Commentary.
Psalm 24 5 Meaning: The kind of person under discussion in Psalm 24 is rewarded by the Lord according to verse 5.
David answers his own question and says that those who enjoy God’s presence must be holy like he is holy. Psalm 24 4 Meaning
Psalm 24 3-5 Meaning: With the awesome power of the Lord in our mind, the Psalmist now turns our attention to the character of the kind of person who is allowed into God’s Presence.
David’s first contemplation in Psalm 24 is the awesome power of God.
The key to understanding Psalm 24 is to recognize why it was written. David wrote this psalm for a special occasion.