1 The Lord reigneth: let the earth rejoice: let

the multitude of the Isles be glad.

2 Clouds and darkness are round about him:

righteousness and judgment are the

foundation of his throne.

3 There shall go a fire before him, and burn

up his enemies round about.

4 His lightnings gave light unto the world: the

earth saw it and was afraid.

5 The mountains melted like wax at the presence

of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole


6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all

the people see his glory.

7 Confounded be all they that serve graven

images, and that glory in idols: worship him all ye


8 Zion heard of it, and was glad: and the daughters

of Judah rejoiced, because of thy judgments, O Lord.

9 For thou, Lord, art most High above all the

earth: thou art much exalted above all gods.

10 Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth

the souls of his Saints: he will deliver them from the

hand of the wicked.

11 Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for

the upright in heart.

12 Rejoice ye righteous in the Lord, and give thanks

for his holy remembrance.

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