Psalm 24 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The earth belongs to the Lord. And so does everything in it. The world belongs to him. And so do all those who live in it. 1 The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;
2 He set it firmly on the oceans. He made it secure on the waters. 2 for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters.
3 Who can go up to the temple on the hill of the Lord? Who can stand in his holy place? 3 Who may ascend the hill of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place?
4 Anyone who has clean hands and a pure heart. He does not worship the statue of a god. He doesn't use the name of that god when he makes a promise. 4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to an idol or swear by what is false.
5 People like that will receive the LORD's blessing. When God their Savior hands down his sentence, it will be in their favor. 5 He will receive blessing from the LORD and vindication from God his Savior.
6 The people who look to God are like that. God of Jacob, they look to you. "Selah" 6 Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face, O God of Jacob. "Selah"
7 Open wide, you gates. Open up, you age-old doors. Then the King of glory will come in. 7 Lift up your heads, O you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
8 Who is the King of glory? The Lord, who is strong and mighty. The Lord, who is mighty in battle. 8 Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.
9 Open wide, you gates. Open wide, you age-old doors. Then the King of glory will come in. 9 Lift up your heads, O you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
10 Who is he, this King of glory? The LORD who rules over all. He is the King of glory. "Selah" 10 Who is he, this King of glory? The LORD Almighty-- he is the King of glory. "Selah"