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Psalm 97 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 The Lord reigns! 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 and burns up His foes on every side. 3 Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side.
4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles. 4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles.
5 The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the Lord - 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 proclaim His righteousness; all the peoples see His glory. 6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all the peoples see his glory.
7 All who serve carved images, those who boast in idols, will be put to shame. All the gods must worship Him. 7 All who worship images are put to shame, those who boast in idols-- worship him, all you gods!
8 Zion hears and is glad, and the towns of Judah rejoice because of Your judgments, Lord. 8 Zion hears and rejoices and the villages of Judah are glad because of your judgments, O LORD.
9 For You, Lord, are the Most High over all the earth; You are exalted above all the 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 the Lord, hate evil! He protects the lives of His godly ones; He rescues them from the hand 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 dawns for the righteous, gladness for the upright in heart. 11 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.
12 Be glad in the Lord, you righteous ones, and praise His holy name. 12 Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.