99 1 He commendeth the power, equity, and excellency of the kingdom of God by Christ over the Jews and Gentiles, 5 And provoketh them to magnify the same, and to serve the Lord, 6 following the example of the ancient fathers, Moses, Aaron, Samuel, who calling upon God, were heard in their prayers.

The Lord reigneth, let the [a]people tremble: he sitteth between the (A)Cherubims, let the earth be moved.

The Lord is great in Zion, and he is high above all the people.

They shall [b]praise thy great and fearful Name (for it is holy.)

And the King’s power, that loveth judgment: for thou hast prepared equity: thou hast executed judgment and justice in Jacob.

Exalt the Lord our God, and fall down before his [c]footstool: for he is holy.

Moses and Aaron were among his Priests, [d]and Samuel among such as call upon his Name: these called upon the Lord, and he heard them.

He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the Law that he gave them.

Thou heardest them, O Lord our God: thou wast a favorable God unto them, though thou didst take vengeance for [e]their inventions.

Exalt the Lord our God and fall down before his holy Mountain: for the Lord our God is holy.

Footnotes

  1. Psalm 99:1 When God delivereth his Church, all the enemies shall have cause to tremble.
  2. Psalm 99:3 Though the wicked rage against God, but the godly shall praise his Name and mighty power.
  3. Psalm 99:5 That is, before his Temple or Ark, where he promised to hear when they worshipped him, as now he promiseth his spiritual presence, whersoever his Church is assembled.
  4. Psalm 99:6 Under these three he comprehendeth the whole people of Israel, with whom God made his promise.
  5. Psalm 99:8 For the more liberally that God dealeth with his people, the more doth he punish them that abuse his benefits.