Psalm 97 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 ADONAI is king, let the earth rejoice, let the many coasts and islands be glad. 1 The LORD reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice.
2 Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. 2 Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
3 Fire goes before him, setting ablaze his foes on every side. 3 Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side.
4 His flashes of lightning light up the world; the earth sees it and trembles. 4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles.
5 The mountains melt like wax at the presence of ADONAI, at the presence of the Lord of all the earth. 5 The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of all the earth.
6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the peoples see his glory. 6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all the peoples see his glory.
7 All who worship images will be put to shame, those who make their boast in worthless idols. Bow down to him, all you gods! 7 All who worship images are put to shame, those who boast in idols-- worship him, all you gods!
8 Tziyon hears and is glad, ADONAI; the daughters of Y'hudah rejoice at your rulings. 8 Zion hears and rejoices and the villages of Judah are glad because of your judgments, O LORD.
9 For you, ADONAI, most high over all the earth, you are exalted far above all gods. 9 For you, O LORD, are the Most High over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.
10 You who love ADONAI, hate evil! He keeps his faithful servants safe. He rescues them from the power of the wicked. 10 Let those who love the LORD hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
11 Light is sown for the righteous and joy for the upright in heart. 11 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.
12 Rejoice in ADONAI, you righteous; and give thanks on recalling his holiness. 12 Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.