Psalms 29

Psalm 291

A psalm of David.

29:1 Acknowledge the Lord, you heavenly beings,2

acknowledge the Lord’s majesty and power!3

29:2 Acknowledge the majesty of the Lord’s reputation!4

Worship the Lord in holy attire!5

29:3 The Lord’s shout is heard over the water;6

the majestic God thunders,7

the Lord appears over the surging water.8

29:4 The Lord’s shout is powerful,9

the Lord’s shout is majestic.10

29:5 The Lord’s shout breaks11 the cedars,

the Lord shatters12 the cedars of Lebanon.13

29:6 He makes Lebanon skip like a calf

and Sirion14 like a young ox.15

29:7 The Lord’s shout strikes16 with flaming fire.17

29:8 The Lord’s shout shakes18 the wilderness,

the Lord shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.19

29:9 The Lord’s shout bends20 the large trees21

and strips22 the leaves from the forests.23

Everyone in his temple says, “Majestic!”24

29:10 The Lord sits enthroned over the engulfing waters,25

the Lord sits enthroned26 as the eternal king.

29:11 The Lord gives27 his people strength;28

the Lord grants his people security.29

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