97:1 the Lord reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad.
97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about Him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
97:3 A fire goeth before Him, and burneth up His adversaries round about.
97:4 His lightnings lighted up the world; the earth saw, and trembled.
97:5 The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
97:6 The heavens declared His righteousness, and all the peoples saw His glory.
97:7 Ashamed be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of things of nought; bow down to Him, all ye gods.
97:8 Zion heard and was glad, and the daughters of Judah rejoiced; because of Thy judgments, O the Lord.
97:9 For Thou, the Lord, art most high above all the earth; Thou art exalted far above all gods.
97:10 O ye that love the Lord, hate evil; He preserveth the souls of His saints; He delivered them out of the hand of the wicked.
97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
97:12 Be glad in the Lord, ye righteous; and give thanks to His holy name.