- the gold covering on the ark of the covenant, regarded as the resting place of God. Ex. 25:17–22.
- the throne of God.
Origin of mercy seat
Examples from the Web for mercy seat
Do not think I can ever desert you, until I know that your spirit has gone to the mercy-seat of God!The Chainbearer|J. Fenimore Cooper
But the veil and the outer chamber stood between the sinful people and the mercy-seat.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
The serenity of the surroundings of the mercy-seat cannot but communicate itself to the feverish soul of the suppliant.Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon|Walter Adeney
Because the blood is on the mercy-seat, as the perfect proof that judgment has been already executed.The Assembly of God|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
What more could be done to make the path to the mercy-seat easy, and to remove all occasions of stumbling from the sinner's way?Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle