A Call to Praise the LORD for His Righteousness.

A Psalm.

1 O sing to the LORD a 1new song, For He has done 2wonderful things, His 3right hand and His 4holy arm have gained the victory for Him.

References for Psalms 98:1

    • a 98:1 - Or "accomplished salvation"
      2 5The LORD has made known His salvation; He has 6revealed His righteousness in the sight of the nations.

      References for Psalms 98:2

        • b 98:2 - I.e. faithfulness to His gracious promises
          3 He has 7remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; 8All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

          References for Psalms 98:3

          4 9Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; 10Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises.

          References for Psalms 98:4

          5 Sing praises to the LORD with the 11lyre, With the lyre and the 12sound of melody.

          References for Psalms 98:5

            • c 98:5 - Or "voice of song" (accompanied by music)
              6 With 13trumpets and the sound of the horn 14Shout joyfully before 15the King, the LORD.

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              7 Let the 16sea roar and all it contains, The 17world and those who dwell in it.

              References for Psalms 98:7

                • d 98:7 - Lit "its fullness"
                  8 Let the 18rivers clap their hands, Let the 19mountains sing together for joy

                  References for Psalms 98:8

                  9 Before the LORD, for He is coming to 20judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And 21the peoples with equity.

                  References for Psalms 98:9

                    • e 98:9 - Or "uprightness"