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Psalm 95–96

Psalm 95

Come,t let us sing for joyu to the Lord;

let us shout aloudv to the Rockw of our salvation.

Let us come before himx with thanksgivingy

and extol him with musicz and song.

For the Lord is the great God,a

the great Kingb above all gods.c

In his hand are the depths of the earth,d

and the mountain peaks belong to him.

The sea is his, for he made it,

and his hands formed the dry land.e

Come, let us bow downf in worship,g

let us kneelh before the Lord our Maker;i

for he is our God

and we are the people of his pasture,j

the flock under his care.

Today, if only you would hear his voice,

“Do not harden your heartsk as you did at Meribah,a l

as you did that day at Massahb in the wilderness,m

where your ancestors testedn me;

they tried me, though they had seen what I did.

10 For forty yearso I was angry with that generation;

I said, ‘They are a people whose hearts go astray,p

and they have not known my ways.’q

11 So I declared on oathr in my anger,

‘They shall never enter my rest.’ ”s

Psalm 96

96:1–13pp—1Ch 16:23–33

Sing to the Lordt a new song;u

sing to the Lord, all the earth.

Sing to the Lord, praise his name;v

proclaim his salvationw day after day.

Declare his gloryx among the nations,

his marvelous deedsy among all peoples.

For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;z

he is to be feareda above all gods.b

For all the gods of the nations are idols,c

but the Lord made the heavens.d

Splendor and majestye are before him;

strength and gloryf are in his sanctuary.

Ascribe to the Lord,g all you families of nations,h

ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;

bring an offeringi and come into his courts.j

Worship the Lordk in the splendor of hisa holiness;l

tremblem before him, all the earth.n

10 Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns.o

The world is firmly established,p it cannot be moved;q

he will judger the peoples with equity.s

11 Let the heavens rejoice,t let the earth be glad;u

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 forestv sing for joy.w

13 Let all creation rejoice before the Lord, for he comes,

he comes to judgex the earth.

He will judge the world in righteousnessy

and the peoples in his faithfulness.z

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