Psalms 99

Psalm 991

99:1 The Lord reigns!

The nations tremble.2

He sits enthroned above the winged angels;3

the earth shakes.4

99:2 The Lord is elevated5 in Zion;

he is exalted over all the nations.

99:3 Let them praise your great and awesome name!

He6 is holy!

99:4 The king is strong;

he loves justice.7

You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly;8

you promote justice and equity in Jacob.

99:5 Praise9 the Lord our God!

Worship10 before his footstool!

He is holy!

99:6 Moses and Aaron were among his priests;

Samuel was one of those who prayed to him.11

They12 prayed to the Lord and he answered them.

99:7 He spoke to them from a pillar of cloud;13

they obeyed his regulations and the ordinance he gave them.

99:8 O Lord our God, you answered them.

They found you to be a forgiving God,

but also one who punished their sinful deeds.14

99:9 Praise15 the Lord our God!

Worship on his holy hill,

for the Lord our God is holy!

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