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Psalms 29

The Voice of the Lord in the Storm.
A Psalm of David.
1 # This psalm has been called “The Song of the Thunderstorm,” a glorious psalm of praise sung during an earthshaking tempest which reminds the psalmist of the time of Noah and the deluge (see v 10). Ascribe to the Lord, O #The ancient rabbis interpreted this as referring to the patriarchs. Today many scholars regard this as a reference to God’s angels.sons of the mighty,
Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
2Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name;
Worship the Lord in the beauty and majesty of His holiness [as the creator and source of holiness].
3The voice of the Lord is upon the waters;
The God of glory thunders;
The Lord is over many waters.
4The voice of the Lord is powerful;
The voice of the Lord is full of majesty.
5The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars;
Yes, the Lord breaks in pieces the cedars of Lebanon.
6He makes Lebanon skip like a calf,
And Sirion (Mount Hermon) like a young, wild ox.
7The voice of the Lord rakes flames of fire (lightning).
8The voice of the Lord shakes the wilderness;
The Lord shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.
9The voice of the Lord #Or makes the oaks shake.makes the doe labor and give birth
And strips the forests bare;
And in His temple all are saying, “Glory!”
10The Lord sat as King at the flood;
Yes, the Lord sits as King forever.
11The Lord will give [unyielding and impenetrable] strength to His people;
The Lord will bless His people with peace.

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