Psalm 96 NAS

A Call to Worship the LORD the Righteous Judge.

1 1Sing to the LORD a 2new song; Sing to the LORD, all the earth.

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2 Sing to the LORD, bless His name; 3Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.

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3 Tell of 4His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples.

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4 For 5great is the LORD and 6greatly to be praised; He is to be 7feared 8above all gods.

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5 For 9all the gods of the peoples are idols, But 10the LORD made the heavens.

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    • a 96:5 - Or "non-existent things"
      6 11Splendor and majesty are before Him, Strength and beauty are in His sanctuary.

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      7 Ascribe to the LORD, O 12families of the peoples, 13Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.

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        • b 96:7 - Lit "Give"
        • c 96:7 - Lit "Give"
          8 Ascribe to the LORD the 14glory of His name; Bring an 15offering and come into His courts.

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            • d 96:8 - Lit "Give"
            • e 96:8 - Or "meal offering"
              9 16Worship the LORD in holy attire; 17Tremble before * Him, all the earth.

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                • f 96:9 - Or "the splendor of holiness"
                  10 Say among the nations, "18The LORD reigns; Indeed, the 19world is firmly established, it will not be moved; He will 20judge the peoples with equity."

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                    • g 96:10 - Or "uprightness"
                      11 Let the 21heavens be glad, and let the 22earth rejoice; Let 23the sea roar, and all it contains;

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                        • h 96:11 - Or "thunder"
                        • i 96:11 - Lit "its fullness"
                          12 Let the 24field exult, and all that is in it. Then all the 25trees of the forest will sing for joy

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                          13 Before the LORD, 26for He is coming, For He is coming to judge the earth. 27He will judge the world in righteousness And the peoples in His faithfulness.

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