Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. 2 Clouds and darkness are round about him; righteousness and judgment are the seat of his throne. 3 A fire shall go before him and burn up his enemies round about.


Cross References

Psalm 89:14

Thy throne is composed of righteousness and judgment; mercy and truth go before thy face.

Exodus 19:9

And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, I come unto thee in a thick cloud that the people may hear when I speak with thee and believe thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.

Genesis 18:25

That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Exodus 20:21

Then the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Exodus 24:16-18

And the glory of the LORD abode upon Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days, and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

Deuteronomy 4:11-12

And ye came near and stood under the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of the heavens, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

1 Kings 8:10-12

And when the priests came out of the holy place, the cloud filled the house of the LORD.

Psalm 18:11-12

He made darkness his hiding place; in his tabernacle round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the heavens.

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, is eternal and for ever, the rod of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Psalm 77:19

Thy way was in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps were not known.

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength is that he loves judgment; thou dost establish equity; thou dost execute judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is to be established with righteousness.

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and great in power and will not at all treat the guilty as though they were innocent; the LORD whose way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments and his ways past finding out!

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the Son he said, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a rod of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

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