mercy seat


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mercy seat

n.
1. The golden covering of the Ark of the Covenant, regarded as the resting place of God.
2. The throne of God.

mercy seat

n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mercy seat - the throne of Godmercy 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)
References in classic literature ?
Shimerda at `Thy judgment seat, which is also Thy mercy seat.'
The best way to close the day for your family and friends is to remember them at the Mercy Seat.
Others, like The Mercy Seat and the acidic Stagger Lee, were startlingly different, but arguably even more powerful and vivid stripped to their bare components with Cave's rich baritone voice bringing the characters in the songs to technicolour life.
The questions are interspersed with stark, gorgeous performances of key songs like Skeleton Tree, The Mercy Seat and God Is In The House.
Inside the Ark = Hebrews 9:4-5 Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid roundabout with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant; 5 And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercy seat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
If you look carefully above the eagle's head you'll see the star of David surrounded by the brilliant light of the Shekinah glory that dwell above the Mercy Seat in the Holy of Holies in the Jewish tabernacle.
Poisoned Pages, L Barrett; Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen, S Bird; Consequence of his Revenge, D Collins; The Diva Cooks up a Storm, K Davis; Murder for Christmas, F Duncan; An Amish Family, K Fuller; Baby Surprise for the Spanish Billionaire, J Gilmore; Castiglione's Pregnant Princess, L Graham; Claws for Concern, M James; Depth of Winter, C Johnson; MacCallister: The Stalking Death, W Johnstone; Bitter Trail and Barbed Wire, E Kelton; The First Love, B Lewis; The Breakers, M Muller; Impostor's Lure, C Neggers; Island Fling to Forever, S Pembroke; Sharpshooter, D Richards; Before I Let You Go, K Rimmer; Murder With Lemon Tea Cakes, K Smith; The Mercy Seat, E Winthrop; As the Tide Comes In, C Woodsmall.
As various members of the township consider and reflect on what Willie's execution means, an intricately layered and complex portrait of a Jim Crow era Southern community emerges in the pages of "The Mercy Seat" by novelist Elizabeth H.
The Mercy Seat unfolds, all violent panic imagery and rising noise.
collected poems, The Mercy Seat, with Copper Canyon.
EVERY Nick Cave review might begin with The Mercy Seat - which is why they probably shouldn't.
A beautiful and radically reworked Mercy Seat from his Tender Prey album was just one of numerous highlights over the course of the two hour set.