An exhortation to praise God,
Psalms 96:1 Sing to Yahweh, a song that is new, Sing to Yahweh, all the earth; Psalms 96:2 Sing to Yahweh, bless ye his Name,Tell the tidings, from day to day, of his salvation: Psalms 96:3 Recount, Among the nations, his glory, Among all the peoples, his wonders.
for his greatness,
Psalms 96:4 For great is Yahweh, and worthy to be mightily praised, To be revered is he above all gods; Psalms 96:5 For, all the gods of the peoples, are things of noughtBut, Yahweh, made, the heavens. Psalms 96:6 Praise and majesty, are before him, Strength and beauty, are in his sanctuary. Psalms 96:7 Give to Yahweh, ye families of the peoples, Give to Yahweh, glory and strength;
for his Kingdom,
Psalms 96:8 Give to Yahweh, the glory of his Name, Bring a present, and enter his courts; Psalms 96:9 Bow down to Yahweh, in the adornment of holiness, Be in anguish at his presence, all the earth! Psalms 96:10 Say among the nations, Yahweh, hath become King, Surely he hath fixed the world, it shall not be shaken, He will judge the peoples with equity. Psalms 96:11 Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth exult, Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; Psalms 96:12 Let the field, leap for joy, and all that is therein, Then, shall all the trees of the forest, shout in triumph,
for his general judgment.
Psalms 96:13 Before Yahweh, for he is coming, For he is coming to judge the earth,He will judge the world, in righteousness, And the peoples, in his faithfulness.