Psalm 24:1-9 NIV

Of David. A psalm.

1 The earth is the LORD's,1 and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;2

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2 for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters.3

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3 Who may ascend the hill4 of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place?5

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4 He who has clean hands6 and a pure heart,7 who does not lift up his soul to an idol8 or swear by what is false.a

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5 He will receive blessing9 from the LORD and vindication10 from God his Savior.

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6 Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face,11 O God of Jacob.b "Selah"

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    • b 24:6 - Two Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Septuagint); most Hebrew manuscripts "face, Jacob"
      7 Lift up your heads, O you gates;12 be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King13 of glory14 may come in.15

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      8 Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty,16 the LORD mighty in battle.17

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      9 Lift up your heads, O you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.