Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Clouds and thick darkness, are round about him, Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of his throne.

New American Standard Bible

Clouds and thick darkness surround Him;
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

King James Version

Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

Holman Bible

Clouds and thick darkness surround Him;
righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

International Standard Version

Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.

A Conservative Version

Clouds and darkness are round about him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

American Standard Version

Clouds and darkness are round about him: Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Amplified


Clouds and thick darkness surround Him [as at Sinai];
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Bible in Basic English

Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.

Darby Translation

Clouds and darkness are round about him; righteousness and judgment are the foundation of his throne.

Julia Smith Translation

A cloud and darkness round about him: justice and judgment the preparing of his throne.

King James 2000

Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and justice are the habitation of his throne.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Cloud and thick darkness [are] surrounding him; righteousness and justice [are] the foundation of his throne.

Modern King James verseion

Clouds and darkness are all around Him; righteousness and judgment are the foundation of His throne.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Clouds and darkness are round about him; righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his seat.

NET Bible

Dark clouds surround him; equity and justice are the foundation of his throne.

New Heart English Bible

Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Webster

Clouds and darkness surround him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

World English Bible

Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cloud and darkness are round about Him, Righteousness and judgment the basis of His throne.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

and darkness
ערפל 
`araphel 
Usage: 16

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

and judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

מכון 
Makown 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 97:2

References

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Images Psalm 97:2

Context Readings

Yahweh's Glorious Reign

1 Yahweh, hath become king, Let the earth exult, Let the multitude of coastlands rejoice. 2 Clouds and thick darkness, are round about him, Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of his throne. 3 Fire, before him, proceedeth, That it may consume, round about, his adversaries.


Cross References

Psalm 89:14

Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of thy throne, Lovingkindness and faithfulness, go before thy face.

Exodus 19:9

Then said Yahweh unto Moses: Lo! I, am coming unto thee in the veiling of cloud, in order that the people may hear when I speak with thee, moreover also, that, in thee, they may trust to times age-abiding. Then told Moses the words of the people unto Yahweh.

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from thee! to do after this manner. to put to death the righteous with the lawless! Then should righteous and lawless be alike, Far be it from thee! Shall, the Judge of all the earth not do justice?

Exodus 20:21

So then the people stood afar off, and, Moses, approached unto the thick gloom, where God was.

Exodus 24:16-18

And the glory of Yahweh rested upon Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days, - then called he unto Moses on the seventh day, out of the midst of the cloud.

Deuteronomy 4:11-12

So ye drew near and stood, under the mountain. Now, the mountain, was burning with fire, up to the midst of the heavens, - darkness, cloud, and thick gloom.

1 Kings 8:10-12

And so it was, when the priests came forth out of the holy place, that, a cloud, filled the house of Yahweh;

Psalm 18:11-12

Made darkness his hiding-place, Round about him - his pavilion, Darkness of waters, clouds of vapours.

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, is to times age-abiding and beyond, A sceptre of equity, is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Psalm 77:19

In the sea, was thy way, And, thy path, in the mighty waters, And, thy footprints, could not be known:

Psalm 99:4

Yea, with the strength of a king - justice, he loveth, - Thou, hast established equity, Justice and righteousness in Jacob, thou, hast wrought.

Proverbs 16:12

The abomination of kings, is to work lawlessness, for, by righteousness, is established a throne.

Nahum 1:3

Yahweh, is slow to anger, but great in vigour, He will not leave, unpunished, as for Yahweh, in storm-wind and in tempest, is his way, and, clouds, are the dust of his feet.

Romans 11:33

Oh! the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments! and untraceable his ways!

Hebrews 1:8-9

but, as to the Son, - Thy throne, O God, is unto times age-abiding, and - A sceptre of equity, is the sceptre of his kingdom,

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