The Lord uses His great strength to bless His people and give them peace.

BibleGateway: Psalm 29

ESV Text: Psalm 29

Psalm 29 (Listen)

Ascribe to the Lord Glory

A Psalm of David.


29:1   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,1
    ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
  Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name;
    worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.2


  The voice of the LORD is over the waters;
    the God of glory thunders,
    the LORD, over many waters.
  The voice of the LORD is powerful;
    the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.


  The voice of the LORD breaks the cedars;
    the LORD breaks the cedars of Lebanon.
  He makes Lebanon to skip like a calf,
    and Sirion like a young wild ox.


  The voice of the LORD flashes forth flames of fire.
  The voice of the LORD shakes the wilderness;
    the LORD shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.


  The voice of the LORD makes the deer give birth3
    and strips the forests bare,
    and in his temple all cry, “Glory!”


10   The LORD sits enthroned over the flood;
    the LORD sits enthroned as king forever.
11   May the LORD give strength to his people!
    May the LORD bless4 his people with peace!

Footnotes

[1] 29:1 Hebrew sons of God, or sons of might

[2] 29:2 Or in holy attire

[3] 29:9 Revocalization yields makes the oaks to shake

[4] 29:11 Or The Lord will give . . . The Lord will bless

(ESV)


KJV Text:

KJV Text (alt. audio): Chapter 29:

     1 A Psalm of David. Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 2 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 3 The voice of the LORD is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters. 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty. 5 The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. 6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn. 7 The voice of the LORD divideth the flames of fire. 8 The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. 9 The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth every one speak of his glory. 10 The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever. 11 The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.(KJV)


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