Sing to God a brand-new song. He's made a world of wonders! He rolled up his sleeves, He set things right.
God made history with salvation, He showed the world what he could do.
He remembered to love us, a bonus To his dear family, Israel - indefatigable love. The whole earth comes to attention. Look - God's work of salvation!
Shout your praises to God, everybody! Let loose and sing! Strike up the band!
Round up an orchestra to play for God, Add on a hundred-voice choir.
Feature trumpets and big trombones, Fill the air with praises to King God.
Let the sea and its fish give a round of applause, With everything living on earth joining in.
Let ocean breakers call out, "Encore!" And mountains harmonize the finale -
A tribute to God when he comes, When he comes to set the earth right. He'll straighten out the whole world, He'll put the world right, and everyone in it.
Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved. (The Message Bible Online)