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Psalm 97-99

97:1 The Lord reigns.

Let the earth be happy.

Let the many coastlands rejoice.

2 Dark clouds surround him;

equity and justice are the foundation of his throne.

3 Fire goes before him;

on every side it burns up his enemies.

4 His lightning bolts light up the world;

the earth sees and trembles.

5 The mountains melt like wax before the Lord,

before the Lord of the whole earth.

6 The sky declares his justice,

and all the nations see his splendor.

7 All who worship idols are ashamed,

those who boast about worthless idols.

All the gods bow down before him.

8 Zion hears and rejoices,

the towns of Judah are happy,

because of your judgments, O Lord.

9 For you, O Lord, are the Most High over the whole earth;

you are elevated high above all gods.

10 You who love the Lord, hate evil!

He protects the lives of his faithful followers;

he delivers them from the power of the wicked.

11 The godly bask in the light;

the morally upright experience joy.

12 You godly ones, rejoice in the Lord.

Give thanks to his holy name.

98:1 A psalm.

Sing to the Lord a new song,

for he performs amazing deeds.

His right hand and his mighty arm

accomplish deliverance.

2 The Lord demonstrates his power to deliver;

in the sight of the nations he reveals his justice.

3 He remains loyal and faithful to the family of Israel.

All the ends of the earth see our God deliver us.

4 Shout out praises to the Lord, all the earth.

Break out in a joyful shout and sing!

5 Sing to the Lord accompanied by a harp,

accompanied by a harp and the sound of music.

6 With trumpets and the blaring of the ram’s horn,

shout out praises before the king, the Lord.

7 Let the sea and everything in it shout,

along with the world and those who live in it.

8 Let the rivers clap their hands!

Let the mountains sing in unison

9 before the Lord.

For he comes to judge the earth.

He judges the world fairly,

and the nations in a just manner.

99:1 The Lord reigns!

The nations tremble.

He sits enthroned above the cherubim;

the earth shakes.

2 The Lord is elevated in Zion;

he is exalted over all the nations.

3 Let them praise your great and awesome name.

He is holy!

4 The king is strong;

he loves justice.

You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly;

you promote justice and equity in Jacob.

5 Praise the Lord our God.

Worship before his footstool.

He is holy!

6 Moses and Aaron were among his priests;

Samuel was one of those who prayed to him.

They prayed to the Lord and he answered them.

7 He spoke to them from a pillar of cloud;

they obeyed his regulations and the ordinance he gave them.

8 O Lord our God, you answered them.

They found you to be a forgiving God,

but also one who punished their sinful deeds.

9 Praise the Lord our God!

Worship on his holy hill,

for the Lord our God is holy.

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