Psalms 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
11. "O magnify the Lord our God!" (ver. 9). Again we magnify Him. He who is merciful even when He striketh, how is He to be praised, how is He to be magnified? Canst thou show this unto thy son, and cannot God? For thou art not good when thou dost caress thy son, and evil when thou strikest him. Both when thou dost caress him thou art a father, and when thou strikest him, thou art his father: thou dost caress him, that he may not faint; thou: strikest him, that he may not perish. "O magnify the Lord our God, and worship Him upon, His holy hill: for the Lord our God is holy." As he said above, "O magnify the Lord our God and fall down before His footstool:" now we have understood what it is to worship His footstool: thus also but now after he had magnified the Lord our God, that no man might magnify Him apart from His hill, he hath also praised His hill. What is His hill? We read elsewhere concerning this hill, that a stone was cut from the hill without hands, and shattered all the king...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Mountain. On Sion, or in the Catholic Church. (Berthier) "Those who do not adore on this mountain, are not heard unto eternal life. "(St. Augustine)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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