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World English Bible

Psalm 97 (WEBP)

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

Psalm 97:7 LXX reads “angels” instead of “gods”.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

King James w/Strong’s #s

Psalm 97 (KJVS)

[1] The LORD H3068 reigneth H4427 (8804); let the earth H776 rejoice H1523 (8799); let the multitude H7227 of isles H339 be glad H8055 (8799) [thereof].
[2] Clouds H6051 and darkness H6205 [are] round about H5439 him: righteousness H6664 and judgment H4941 [are] the habitation H4349 of his throne H3678.
[3] A fire H784 goeth H3212 (8799) before H6440 him, and burneth up H3857 (8762) his enemies H6862 round about H5439.
[4] His lightnings H1300 enlightened H215 (8689) the world H8398: the earth H776 saw H7200 (8804), and trembled H2342 (8799).
[5] The hills H2022 melted H4549 (8738) like wax H1749 at the presence H6440 of the LORD H3068, at the presence H6440 of the Lord H113 of the whole earth H776.
[6] The heavens H8064 declare H5046 (8689) his righteousness H6664, and all the people H5971 see H7200 (8804) his glory H3519.
[7] Confounded H954 (8799) be all they that serve H5647 (8802) graven images H6459, that boast H1984 (8693) themselves of idols H457: worship H7812 (8690) him, all [ye] gods H430.
[8] Zion H6726 heard H8085 (8804), and was glad H8055 (8799); and the daughters H1323 of Judah H3063 rejoiced H1523 (8799) because of thy judgments H4941, O LORD H3068.
[9] For thou, LORD H3068, [art] high above H5945 all the earth H776: thou art exalted H5927 (8738) far above H3966 all gods H430.
[10] Ye that love H157 (8802) the LORD H3068, hate H8130 (8798) evil H7451: he preserveth H8104 (8802) the souls H5315 of his saints H2623; he delivereth H5337 (8686) them out of the hand H3027 of the wicked H7563.
[11] Light H216 is sown H2232 (8803) for the righteous H6662, and gladness H8057 for the upright H3477 in heart H3820.
[12] Rejoice H8055 (8798) in the LORD H3068, ye righteous H6662; and give thanks H3034 (8685) at the remembrance H2143 of his holiness H6944.

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 97 (YLT)

[1] Jehovah hath reigned, The earth is joyful, many isles rejoice.
[2] Cloud and darkness are round about Him, Righteousness and judgment the basis of His throne.
[3] Fire before Him goeth, And burneth round about His adversaries.
[4] Lightened have His lightnings the world, The earth hath seen, and is pained.
[5] Hills, like wax, melted before Jehovah, Before the Lord of all the earth.
[6] The heavens declared His righteousness, And all the peoples have seen His honour.
[7] Ashamed are all servants of a graven image, Those boasting themselves in idols, Bow yourselves to him, all ye gods.
[8] Zion hath heard and rejoiceth, And daughters of Judah are joyful, Because of Thy judgments, O Jehovah.
[9] For Thou, Jehovah, art Most High over all the earth, Greatly Thou hast been exalted over all gods.
[10] Ye who love Jehovah, hate evil, He is keeping the souls of His saints, From the hand of the wicked he delivereth them.
[11] Light is sown for the righteous, And for the upright of heart-joy.
[12] Rejoice, ye righteous, in Jehovah, And give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness!