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Psalm 97 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:1 - The LORD is king!
Let the earth rejoice!
Let the farthest coastlands be glad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:2 - Dark clouds surround him.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:3 - Fire spreads ahead of him
and burns up all his foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:4 - His lightning flashes out across the world.
The earth sees and trembles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:5 - The mountains melt like wax before the LORD,
before the Lord of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:6 - The heavens proclaim his righteousness;
every nation sees his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:7 - Those who worship idols are disgraced—
all who brag about their worthless gods—
for every god must bow to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:8 - Jerusalem[fn] has heard and rejoiced,
and all the towns of Judah are glad
because of your justice, O LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:9 - For you, O LORD, are supreme over all the earth;
you are exalted far above all gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:10 - You who love the LORD, hate evil!
He protects the lives of his godly people
and rescues them from the power of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:11 - Light shines on the godly,
and joy on those whose hearts are right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:12 - May all who are godly rejoice in the LORD
and praise his holy name!
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew Zion.

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