97:1 The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude
of isles be glad.
97:2 Clouds and darkness surround him: righteousness and
judgment [are] the habitation of his throne.
97:3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round
97:4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and
97:5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at
the presence of the LORD of the whole earth.
97:6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the people
see his glory.
97:7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast
themselves of idols; worship him, all [ye] gods.
97:8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah
rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
97:9 For thou, LORD, [art] high above all the earth: thou art
exalted far above all gods.
97:10 Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls
of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the
97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the
upright in heart.
97:12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the
remembrance of his holiness.