The majesty of God's Kingdom.
Psalms 97:1 Yahweh, hath become king, Let the earth exult, Let the multitude of coastlands rejoice. Psalms 97:2 Clouds and thick darkness, are round about him, Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of his throne. Psalms 97:3 Fire, before him, proceedeth, That it may consume, round about, his adversaries. Psalms 97:4 His lightnings, have illumined, the world, The earth, hath seen, and hath trembled; Psalms 97:5 The mountains, like wax, have melted, At the presence of Yahweh, At the presence, of the Lord of all the earth. Psalms 97:6 The heavens, have declared, his righteousness,And all the peoples, have seen, his glory.
The Church rejoiceth at God's judgments upon idolaters.
Psalms 97:7 Let all who serve an image, be ashamed, They who boast themselves in things of nought, Bow down unto him, all ye gods. Psalms 97:8 Zion, hath heard and rejoiced, And the daughters of Judah, have exulted, Because of thy righteous decisions, O Yahweh: Psalms 97:9 For, thou, Yahweh, art Most High over all the earth, Greatly hast thou exalted thyself above all gods.
An exhortation to goodness and gladness.
Psalms 97:10 Ye lovers of Yahweh! be haters of wrong,He preserveth the lives of his men of lovingkindness, From the hand of the lawless, will he rescue them. Psalms 97:11 Light, is sown for the righteous one, And, for the upright in heart, rejoicing: Psalms 97:12 Rejoice, ye righteous, in Yahweh, And give ye thanks, at the mention of his holiness.