Parallel Bible results for Psalm 97

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Psalm 97

CEB 1 The LORD rules! Let the earth rejoice! Let all the islands celebrate! NRS 1 The Lord is king! Let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! CEB 2 Clouds and thick darkness surround God. His throne is built on righteousness and justice. NRS 2 Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. CEB 3 Fire proceeds before him, burning up his enemies on every side. NRS 3 Fire goes before him, and consumes his adversaries on every side. CEB 4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees it and trembles! NRS 4 His lightnings light up the world; the earth sees and trembles. CEB 5 The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of the whole world! NRS 5 The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth. CEB 6 Heaven has proclaimed God's righteousness, and all nations have seen his glory. NRS 6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness; and all the peoples behold his glory. CEB 7 All those who worship images, those who are proud of idols, are put to shame. All gods bow down to the Lord! NRS 7 All worshipers of images are put to shame, those who make their boast in worthless idols; all gods bow down before him. CEB 8 Zion has heard and celebrates, the towns of Judah rejoice, because of your acts of justice, LORD, NRS 8 Zion hears and is glad, and the towns of Judah rejoice, because of your judgments, O God. CEB 9 because you, LORD, are the Most High over all the earth, because you are so superior to all other gods. NRS 9 For you, O Lord, are most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. CEB 10 Those of you who love the LORD, hate evil! God guards the lives of his faithful ones, delivering them from the power of the wicked. NRS 10 The Lord loves those who hate evil; he guards the lives of his faithful; he rescues them from the hand of the wicked. CEB 11 Light is planted like seed for the righteous person; joy too for those whose heart is right. NRS 11 Light dawns for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart. CEB 12 Rejoice in the LORD, righteous ones! Give thanks to his holy name! NRS 12 Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name!