mercy seat(redirected from Mercy chair)
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1. The golden covering of the Ark of the Covenant, regarded as the resting place of God.
2. The throne of God.
1. (Bible) Old Testament the gold platform covering the Ark of the Covenant and regarded as the throne of God where he accepted sacrifices and gave commandments (Exodus 25:17, 22)
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the throne of God
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|Noun||1.||mercy seat - the throne of God |
throne - the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.; "the king sat on his throne"
|2.||mercy seat - the golden covering of the ark of the covenant|
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)