Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strongman to run a race.
1. “Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber…”
a. In the previous verse it has been shown how the Messiah is likened unto the sun. He is also likened to a bridegroom.
1). John 3:29 “He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegrooms voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.”
b. Jesus referred to himself as the bridegroom in Matthew 9:15.
1). Matthew 9:15 “And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.”
2. “…and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.”
a. As the sun progresses through the signs of the Zodiac year after year it depicts the step by step process of God purchasing our eternal redemption through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.