1 Yahweh, hath become king, Let the earth exult, Let the multitude of coastlands rejoice.
1 The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.
1 The LORD reigns! Let the earth rejoice! May many islands be glad!
2 Clouds and thick darkness, are round about him, Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of his throne.
2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.
2 Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.
3 Fire, before him, proceedeth, That it may consume, round about, his adversaries.
3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
3 Fire goes out from his presence to consume his enemies on every side.
4 His lightnings, have illumined, the world, The earth, hath seen, and hath trembled;
4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
4 His lightning bolts light the world; the earth sees and shakes.
5 The mountains, like wax, have melted, At the presence of Yahweh, At the presence, of the Lord of all the earth.
5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
5 Mountains melt like wax in the LORD's presence In the presence of the LORD of all the earth.
6 The heavens, have declared, his righteousness, - And all the peoples, have seen, his glory.
6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the people see his glory.
6 The heavens declare his righteousness so that all the nations see his glory.
7 Let all who serve an image, be ashamed, They who boast themselves in things of nought, Bow down unto him, all ye gods.
7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.
7 All who serve carved images and those who praise idols will be humiliated. Worship him, all you "gods"!
8 Zion, hath heard and rejoiced, And the daughters of Judah, have exulted, Because of thy righteous decisions, O Yahweh:
8 Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
8 Zion hears and rejoices; the towns of Judah rejoice on account of your justice, LORD.
9 For, thou, Yahweh, art Most High over all the earth, Greatly hast thou exalted thyself above all gods.
9 For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.
9 For you, LORD, are the Most High above all the earth; you are exalted high above all divine beings.
10 Ye lovers of Yahweh! be haters of wrong, - He preserveth the lives of his men of lovingkindness, From the hand of the lawless, will he rescue them.
10 Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
10 Hate evil, you who love the LORD! He guards the lives of those who love him, delivering them from domination by the wicked.
11 Light, is sown for the righteous one, And, for the upright in heart, rejoicing:
11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
11 Light shines on the righteous; gladness on the morally upright.
12 Rejoice, ye righteous, in Yahweh, And give ye thanks, at the mention of his holiness.
12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
12 Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones! Give thanks at the mention of his holiness! A psalm
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