An exhortation to praise God,
Psalms 96:1 Sing to Jehovah a new song, Sing to Jehovah all the earth. Psalms 96:2 Sing to Jehovah, bless His name, Proclaim from day to day His salvation. Psalms 96:3 Declare among nations His honour, Among all the peoples His wonders.
for his greatness,
Psalms 96:4 For great [is] Jehovah, and praised greatly, Fearful He [is] over all gods. Psalms 96:5 For all the gods of the peoples [are] nought, And Jehovah made the heavens. Psalms 96:6 Honour and majesty [are] before Him, Strength and beauty in His sanctuary. Psalms 96:7 Ascribe to Jehovah, O families of the peoples, Ascribe to Jehovah honour and strength.
for his Kingdom,
Psalms 96:8 Ascribe to Jehovah the honour of His name, Lift up a present and come in to His courts. Psalms 96:9 Bow yourselves to Jehovah, In the honour of holiness, Be afraid of His presence, all the earth. Psalms 96:10 Say among nations, 'Jehovah hath reigned, Alsoestablished is the world, unmoved, He judgeth the peoples in uprightness.' Psalms 96:11 The heavens joy, and the earth is joyful, The sea and its fulness roar. Psalms 96:12 The field exulteth, and all that [is] in it, Then sing do all trees of the forest,
for his general judgment.
Psalms 96:13 Before Jehovah, for He hath come, For He hath come to judge the earth. He judgeth the world in righteousness, And the peoples in His faithfulness!