Psalms

Psalm 97 ©

1The majesty of God's kingdom. 8The church rejoiceth at God's judgments against idolaters, and his universal sovereignty. 10An exhortation to godliness and joy in the Lord.

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THE aLORD reigneth; let bthe earth rejoice; let 1the multitude of isles be glad thereof.

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cClouds and darkness are round about him: drighteousness and judgment are the 2habitation of his throne.

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A efire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.

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His flightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.

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The ghills melted like wax at the presence of hthe LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

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The iheavens declare his righteousness, and all the people see his glory.

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jConfounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, kall ye gods.

k He. 1.6.
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lZion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.

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For mthou, LORD, art nhigh above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.

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Ye that love the LORD, ohate evil: phe preserveth the souls of his saints; qhe delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

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

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sRejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks 3at the remembrance of his holiness.