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Psalm 97

1 Jehovah reigns; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of the islands be glad!
2 Clouds and darkness are round about Him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
3 A fire goes before Him and burns up His enemies round about.
4 His lightnings light up the world; the earth sees and trembles.
5 The mountains melt like wax at the presence of Jehovah, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
6 The heavens declare His righteousness, and all the peoples see His glory.
7 Let all be put to shame who serve graven images, who boast of idols. Bow down before Him, all you gods.
8 Zion has heard and was glad, and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of Your judgments, O Jehovah.
9 For You, Jehovah, are most high above all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.
10 You who love Jehovah, 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 Rejoice in Jehovah, you righteous, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holiness.
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