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Psalm 99

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The prophet, setting forth the kingdom of God in Zion,

99:1 Yahweh reigns! Let the peoples tremble.
He sits enthroned among the cherubim.
Let the earth be moved.

99:2 Yahweh is great in Zion.
He is high above all the peoples.

99:3 Let them praise your great and awesome name.
He is Holy!

99:4 The King’s strength also loves justice.
You do establish equity.
You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.

exhorts all, by the example of their forefathers, to worship God at his holy hill.

99:5 Exalt Yahweh our God.
Worship at his footstool.
He is Holy!

99:6 Moses and Aaron were among his priests,
Samuel among those who call on his name;
they called on Yahweh, and he answered them.

99:7 He spoke to them in the pillar of cloud.
They kept his testimonies,
the statute that he gave them.

99:8 You answered them, Yahweh our God.
You are a God who forgave them,
although you took vengeance for their doings.

99:9 Exalt Yahweh, our God.
Worship at his holy hill,
for Yahweh, our God, is holy!

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