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Psalms 97





Book of Psalms - Chapter 97

Psalms 97:1

the LORD reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!

Psalms 97:2

Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Psalms 97:3

A fire goes before him, and burns up his adversaries on every side.

Psalms 97:4

His lightning lights up the world. The earth sees, and trembles.

Psalms 97:5

The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Psalms 97:6

The heavens declare his righteousness. All the peoples have seen his glory.

Psalms 97:7

Let all them be shamed who serve engraved images, who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!

Psalms 97:8

Zion heard and was glad. The daughters of Judah rejoiced, because of your judgments, the LORD.

Psalms 97:9

For you, the LORD, are most high above all the earth. You are exalted far above all gods.

Psalms 97:10

You who love the LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his saints. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalms 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalms 97:12

Be glad in the LORD, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name. A Psalm.