An exhortation to praise God,
Psalms 96:1 Oh sing unto Jehovah a new song: Sing unto Jehovah, all the earth. Psalms 96:2 Sing unto Jehovah, bless his name; Show forth his salvation from day to day. Psalms 96:3 Declare his glory among the nations, His marvellous works among all the peoples.
for his greatness,
Psalms 96:4 For great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods. Psalms 96:5 For all the gods of the peoples are idols; But Jehovah made the heavens. Psalms 96:6 Honor and majesty are before him: Strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. Psalms 96:7 Ascribe unto Jehovah, ye kindreds of the peoples, Ascribe unto Jehovah glory and strength.
for his Kingdom,
Psalms 96:8 Ascribe unto Jehovah the glory due unto his name: Bring an offering, and come into his courts. Psalms 96:9 Oh worship Jehovah in holy array: Tremble before him, all the earth. Psalms 96:10 Say among the nations, Jehovah reigneth: The world also is established that it cannot be moved: He will judge the peoples with equity. Psalms 96:11 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; Psalms 96:12 Let the field exult, and all that is therein; Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
for his general judgment.
Psalms 96:13 Before Jehovah; for he cometh, For he cometh to judge the earth: He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with his truth.