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The Majestic King
1The Lord reigns! Let the earth rejoice;
let the many coasts and islands be glad. #Ps 93:1|NoBook| 96:10
2Clouds and thick darkness surround Him;
righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne. #Dt 4:11|NoBook| 5:20Ps 18:11
3Fire goes before Him
and burns up His foes on every side. #Ps 18:8|NoBook| 50:3
4His lightning lights up the world;
the earth sees and trembles. #Ex 19:16Ps 77:18
5The mountains melt like wax
at the presence of the Lord
at the presence of the Lord of all the earth. #Neh 1:5Mc 1:4
6The heavens proclaim His righteousness; #Ps 50:6
all the peoples see His glory. #Is 40:5|NoBook| 66:18
7All who serve carved images,
those who boast in idols, will be put to shame. #Is 44:9Jr 10:14|NoBook| 50:2
All the gods # LXX, Syr read All His angels ; Heb 1:6 must worship Him. #Heb 1:6
8Zion hears and is glad,
and the towns # Lit daughters of Judah rejoice
because of Your judgments, Lord. #Ps 48:11Zph 3:14
9For You, Lord,
are the Most High over all the earth;
You are exalted above all the gods. #1Ch 16:25Ps 95:3|NoBook| 96:4
10You who love the Lord, hate evil! #Am 5:15
He protects the lives of His godly ones; #Ps 145:20
He rescues them from the power of the wicked. #Ps 37:40
11Light dawns # One Hb ms, LXX, some ancient versions read rises to shine ; Ps 112:4 # Lit Light is sown for the righteous,
gladness for the upright in heart. #Ps 112:4Pr 4:18
12Be glad in Yahweh, you righteous ones,
and praise His holy name. # Or memory, of His holiness ; lit praise the mention #Ps 30:4|NoBook| 32:11

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