Psalms 97:1 ←
Yahweh reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!
Psalms 97:2 ←
Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Psalms 97:3 ←
A fire goes before him, and burns up his adversaries on every side.
Psalms 97:4 ←
His lightning lights up the world. The earth sees, and trembles.
Psalms 97:5 ←
The mountains melt like wax at the presence of Yahweh, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
Psalms 97:6 ←
The heavens declare his righteousness. All the peoples have seen his glory.
Psalms 97:7 ←
Let all them be shamed who serve engraved images, who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
Psalms 97:8 ←
Zion heard and was glad. The daughters of Judah rejoiced because of your judgments, Yahweh.
Psalms 97:9 ←
For you, Yahweh, are most high above all the earth. You are exalted far above all gods.
Psalms 97:10 ←
You who love Yahweh, hate evil! He preserves the souls of his saints. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
Psalms 97:11 ←
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
Psalms 97:12 ←
Be glad in Yahweh, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name.