Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 darkness are round about 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Clouds and thick darkness, are round about him, Righteousness and justice, are the establishing 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 The LORD reigns! Let the earth rejoice! May many islands be glad! 2 Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation. 3 Fire goes out from his presence to consume his enemies on every side.


Cross References

Psalm 89:14

Righteousness and justice make up the foundation of your throne; gracious love and truth meet before you.

Exodus 19:9

Then Moses reported all the words of the people back to the LORD. The LORD told Moses, "Look, I'm coming to you in a thick cloud, so that the people may listen when I speak with you and always believe you." Moses reported the words of the people to the LORD.

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?"

Exodus 20:21

Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Exodus 24:16-18

The glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. Then on the seventh day he called to Moses from within the cloud.

Deuteronomy 4:11-12

"When you approached and stood at the foot of the mountain a mountain that was blazing with fire at its core while the sky was covered with thick, dark clouds

1 Kings 8:10-12

When the priests left the Holy Place after setting the ark in place, the cloud filled the LORD's Temple

Psalm 18:11-12

He made darkness his hiding place, his canopy surrounding him was dark waters and thick clouds.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, God, exists forever and ever, and the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

Psalm 77:19

Your way was through the sea, and your path through mighty waters, but your footprints cannot be traced.

Psalm 99:4

A mighty king who loves justice, you have established fairness. You have exercised justice and righteousness over Jacob.

Proverbs 16:12

Kings detest wrongdoing, for through righteousness the throne is established.

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Romans 11:33

O how deep are God's riches, and wisdom, and knowledge! How unfathomable are his decisions and unexplainable are his ways!

Hebrews 1:8-9

But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, and the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

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