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1The Lord reigns; let the earth rejoice;
let the many coastlands be glad!
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 Clouds and darkness are all around Him;
righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 A fire goes before Him
and burns up His enemies all around.
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 His lightning bolts light up the world;
the earth sees and shakes.
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the Lord,
at the presence of the Lord of the earth.
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 The heavens declare His righteousness,
and all the peoples see His glory.
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 All who serve graven images are ashamed,
who boast in worthless idols;
worship Him, all you gods.
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 Zion hears and is glad,
and the daughters of Judah rejoice
because of Your judgments, O Lord.
9#Ps 38:6; 18:2 For You, O Lord, are Most High above all the earth;
You are exalted far above all gods.
10#Ps 42:3; Joel 2:17 You who love the Lord, hate evil!
He preserves the lives of His devoted ones;
He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
11#Ps 42:5; 43:5 Light goes out for the righteous,
and gladness for the upright in heart.
12Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous,
and give thanks at the memory of His holy name.