The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice;
Â Â Â let the many coastlands be glad!
Clouds and thick darkness are all around him;
Â Â Â righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Fire goes before him
Â Â Â and burns up his adversaries all around.
His lightnings light up the world;
Â Â Â the earth sees and trembles.
The mountains melt like wax before the Lord,
Â Â Â before the Lord of all the earth.
The heavens proclaim his righteousness,
Â Â Â and all the peoples see his glory.
All worshipers of images are put to shame,
Â Â Â who make their boast in worthless idols;
Â Â Â worship him, all you gods!
Zion hears and is glad,
Â Â Â and the daughters of Judah rejoice,
Â Â Â because of your judgments, O Lord.
For you, O Lord, are most high over all the earth;
Â Â Â you are exalted far above all gods.
O you who love the Lord, hate evil!
Â Â Â He preserves the lives of his saints;
Â Â Â he delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Light is sown for the righteous,
Â Â Â and joy for the upright in heart.
Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous,
Â Â Â and give thanks to his holy name!