A psalm of David.

Praise to God for His Glory and Strength

1 Ascribe to Yahweh, O sons of God, ascribe to Yahweh glory and strength.

References for Psalms 29:1

    • a 29:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
    • b 29:1 - Or "heavenly beings"
      2 Ascribe to Yahweh the glory {due} his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.

      References for Psalms 29:2

        • c 29:2 - Literally "of"
          3 The voice of Yahweh [is] over the waters; the God of glory thunders. Yahweh [is] over many waters.
          4 The voice of Yahweh [is] powerful. The voice of Yahweh [is] majestic.
          5 The voice of Yahweh breaks [the] cedars. Yahweh shatters even the cedars of Lebanon.
          6 And he makes them skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young wild ox.
          7 The voice of Yahweh flashes flames of fire.

          References for Psalms 29:7

            • d 29:7 - Or "divides"
              8 The voice of Yahweh shakes [the] wilderness. Yahweh shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.
              9 The voice of Yahweh causes deer to give birth and strips [the] forests bare. And at his temple all in it say, "Glory!"

              References for Psalms 29:9

                • e 29:9 - A slightly different Hebrew word here yields, "makes the oaks tremble"
                  10 Yahweh sits [enthroned] at the flood, and Yahweh sits [as] king forever.
                  11 May Yahweh give strength to his people. May Yahweh bless his people with peace.