An exhortation to praise God,
Psalms 96:1 O synge vnto the LORDE a new songe, synge vnto the LORDE all the whole earth. Psalms 96:2 Synge vnto ye LORDE, & prayse his name, be tellynge of his saluacion from daye to daye. Psalms 96:3 Declare his honoure amonge the Heithe, and his wonders amonge all people.
for his greatness,
Psalms 96:4 For ye LORDE is greate, and can not worthely be praysed: he is more to be feared then all goddes. Psalms 96:5 As for all ye goddes of the Heithe, they be but Idols, but it is the LORDE that made the heaues. Psalms 96:6 Thankesgeuynge and worshipe are before him, power and honoure are in his Sanctuary. Psalms 96:7 Ascrybe vnto the LORDE (o ye kinredes of the Heithen) ascrybe vnto the LORDE worshipe and strength.
for his Kingdom,
Psalms 96:8 Ascrybe vnto the LORDE the honoure of his name, brynge presentes, and come in to his courte. Psalms 96:9 O worshipe the LORDE in the beutye of holynesse, let the whole earth stonde in awe of him. Psalms 96:10 Tell it out amonge the Heithe, that the LORDE is kynge: and that it is he which hath made the rounde worlde so fast, that it cannot be moued, and how that he shal iudge the people rightuously. Psalms 96:11 Let the heaues reioyse, and let the earth be glad: let the see make a noyse, yee & all that therin is. Psalms 96:12 Let the felde be ioyfull and all that is in it, let all the trees of the wodd leape for ioye.
for his general judgment.
Psalms 96:13 Before the LORDE, for he commeth: for he cometh to iudge the earth: yee with rightuousnesse shal he iudge the worlde, and ye people with his trueth.