Psalms 97 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 97


Psalms 97:1

Jehovah reigneth; Let the earth rejoice; Let the multitude of isles be glad.

Psalms 97:2

Clouds and darkness are round about him: Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Psalms 97:3

A fire goeth before him, And burneth up his adversaries round about.

Psalms 97:4

His lightnings lightened the world: The earth saw, and trembled.

Psalms 97:5

The mountains melted like wax at the presence of Jehovah, At the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Psalms 97:6

The heavens declare his righteousness, And all the peoples have seen his glory.

Psalms 97:7

Let all them be put to shame that serve graven images, That boast themselves of idols: Worship him, all ye gods.

Psalms 97:8

Zion heard and was glad, And the daughters of Judah rejoiced, Because of thy judgments, O Jehovah.

Psalms 97:9

For thou, Jehovah, art most high above all the earth: Thou art exalted far above all gods.

Psalms 97:10

O ye that love Jehovah, hate evil: He preserveth the souls of his saints; He delivereth 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 Jehovah, ye righteous; And give thanks to his holy memorial [name].

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