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[foo t-stool] /ˈfʊtˌstul/

a low upon which to rest one’s when seated.
a low stool used for supporting or resting the feet of a seated person

also foot-stool, 1520s, from foot (n.) + stool.

connected with a throne (2 Chr. 9:18). Jehovah symbolically dwelt in the holy place between the cherubim above the ark of the covenant. The ark was his footstool (1 Chr. 28:2; Ps. 99:5; 132:7). And as heaven is God’s throne, so the earth is his footstool (Ps. 110:1; Isa. 66:1; Matt. 5:35).


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