Psalms 97:1 ←
The Lord is King, let the earth have joy; let all the sea-lands be glad.
Psalms 97:2 ←
Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.
Psalms 97:3 ←
Fire goes before him, burning up all those who are against him round about.
Psalms 97:4 ←
His bright flames give light to the world; the earth saw it with fear.
Psalms 97:5 ←
The mountains became like wax at the coming of the Lord, at the coming of the Lord of all the earth.
Psalms 97:6 ←
The heavens gave out the news of his righteousness, and all the people saw his glory.
Psalms 97:7 ←
Shamed be all those who give worship to images, and take pride in false gods; give him worship, all you gods.
Psalms 97:8 ←
Zion gave ear and was glad; and the daughters of Judah were full of joy, because of your decisions, O Lord.
Psalms 97:9 ←
For you, Lord, are most high over the earth; you are lifted up over all other gods.
Psalms 97:10 ←
You who are lovers of the Lord, be haters of evil; he keeps the souls of his saints; he takes them out of the hand of sinners.
Psalms 97:11 ←
Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.
Psalms 97:12 ←
Be glad in the Lord, you upright men; praising the memory of his holy name.