The LORD is king;
and the people tremble.
He is enthroned above the winged creatures
and the earth shakes.
2The LORD is mighty in Zion;
he is supreme over all the nations.
3Everyone will praise his great and majestic name.
Holy is he!
4Mighty king,99.4 Probable text Mighty king; Hebrew The might of the king. you love what is right;
you have established justice in Israel;
you have brought righteousness and fairness.
5Praise the LORD our God;
worship before his throne!
Holy is he!
6Moses and Aaron were his priests,
and Samuel was one who prayed to him;
they called to the LORD, and he answered them.
He spoke to them from the pillar of cloud;
they obeyed the laws and commands that he gave them.
8O LORD, our God, you answered your people;
you showed them that you are a God who forgives,
even though you punished them for their sins.
9Praise the LORD our God,
and worship at his sacred hill!99.9 sacred hill: See 2.6.
The LORD our God is holy.
1001Sing to the LORD, all the world!
2Worship the LORD with joy;
come before him with happy songs!
3Acknowledge that the LORD is God.
He made us, and we belong to him;
we are his people, we are his flock.
4Enter the temple gates with thanksgiving,
go into its courts with praise.
Give thanks to him and praise him.
The LORD is good;
his love is eternal
and his faithfulness lasts for ever.
1011My song is about loyalty and justice,
and I sing it to you, O LORD.
2My conduct will be faultless.
When will you come to me?
I will live a pure life in my house,
3and will never tolerate evil.
I hate the actions of those who turn away from God;
I will have nothing to do with them.
4I will not be dishonest,101.4 not be dishonest; or stay away from dishonest people.
and will have no dealings with evil.101.4 evil; or evil people.
5I will get rid of anyone
who whispers evil things about someone else;
I will not tolerate anyone
who is proud and arrogant.
6I will approve of those who are faithful to God
and will let them live in my palace.
Those who are completely honest
will be allowed to serve me.
7No liar will live in my palace;
no hypocrite will remain in my presence.
8Day after day I will destroy
the wicked in our land;
I will expel all who are evil
from the city of the LORD.