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Psalm 96 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

96 Sing to Adonai a new song!
Sing to Adonai, all the earth!
Sing to Adonai, bless his name!
Proclaim his victory day after day!
Declare his glory among the nations,
his wonders among all peoples!

For Adonai is great, and greatly to be praised;
he is to be feared more than all gods.
For all the gods of the peoples are idols,
but Adonai made the heavens.
In his presence are honor and majesty;
in his sanctuary, strength and splendor.

Give Adonai his due, you families from the peoples;
give Adonai his due of glory and strength;
give Adonai the glory due to his name;
bring an offering, and enter his courtyards.
Worship Adonai in holy splendor;
tremble before him, all the earth!
10 Say among the nations, “Adonai is king!”
The world is firmly established, immovable.
He will judge the peoples fairly.

11 Let the heavens rejoice; let the earth be glad;
let the sea roar, and everything in it;
12 let the fields exult and all that is in them.
Then all the trees in the forest will sing
13 before Adonai, because he has come,
he has come to judge the earth;
he will judge the world rightly
and the peoples with his faithfulness.

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

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Psalm 96 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 96

Sing to the Lord a new song;
    sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, praise his name;
    proclaim his salvation day after day.
Declare his glory among the nations,
    his marvelous deeds among all peoples.

For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;
    he is to be feared above all gods.
For all the gods of the nations are idols,
    but the Lord made the heavens.
Splendor and majesty are before him;
    strength and glory are in his sanctuary.

Ascribe to the Lord, all you families of nations,
    ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;
    bring an offering and come into his courts.
Worship the Lord in the splendor of his[a] holiness;
    tremble before him, all the earth.
10 Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns.
    The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved;
    he will judge the peoples with equity.

11 Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;
    let the sea resound, and all that is in it.
12 Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;
    let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.
13 Let all creation rejoice before the Lord, for he comes,
    he comes to judge the earth.
He will judge the world in righteousness
    and the peoples in his faithfulness.


  1. Psalm 96:9 Or Lord with the splendor of
New International Version (NIV)

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