1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.
1 The LORD reigns let people tremble; he is seated above the cherubim let the earth quake.
1 The Lord reigns, let the peoples tremble [with submissive wonder]!He sits enthroned above the cherubim, let the earth shake!
2 The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.
2 The LORD is great in Zion and is exalted above all nations.
2 The Lord is great in Zion,And He is exalted and magnified above all the peoples.
3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.
3 Let them praise your great and awesome name. He is holy!
4 The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
4 A mighty king who loves justice, you have established fairness. You have exercised justice and righteousness over Jacob.
4 The strength of the King loves justice and righteous judgment;You have established fairness;You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob (Israel).
5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.
5 Exalt the LORD our God; worship and bow down at his footstool; He is holy!
5 Exalt the Lord our GodAnd worship at His footstool;Holy is He.
6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
6 Moses and Aaron were among his priests; Samuel also was among those who invoked his name. When they called on the LORD, he answered them.
6 Moses and Aaron were among His priests,And Samuel was among those who called on His name;They called upon the Lord and He answered them.
7 He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.
7 In a pillar of cloud he spoke to them; they obeyed his decrees and the Law that he gave them.
8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
8 LORD our God, you answered them; you were their God who forgave them, but also avenged their evil deeds.
8 You answered them, O Lord our God;You were a forgiving God to them,And yet an avenger of their evil practices.
9 Exalt the Lord our GodAnd worship at His holy hill,For holy is the Lord our God.
9 Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.
9 Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the LORD our God is holy! A psalm of thanksgiving
9 Exalt the Lord our GodAnd worship at His holy hill [Zion, the temple mount],For the Lord our God is holy.
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