Psalms 97:3

“A fire goeth before him: and burneth vp his enemies round about.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
- King James Version

Fire goes before Him And burns up His adversaries round about.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A fire goeth before him, And burneth up his adversaries round about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Fire goes before him, burning up all those who are against him round about.
- Basic English Bible

A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his adversaries round about.
- Darby Bible

A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
- Webster's Bible

A fire goes before him, and burns up his adversaries on every side.
- World English Bible

Fire before Him goeth, And burneth round about His adversaries.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A fire goeth before Him, and burneth up His adversaries round about.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 97

  • Rev. Rodney Quesenberry
    The last verse says give thanks at the remembrance of His Holiness. Unless we know holiness,we can’t give thanks for it. The Word says be ye Holy as He is Holy. It’s not something we do but what He does in us by His Spirit. He makes us Holy after the purging of the carnal nature we were born with, by the Holy Ghost. Hebrews 12 says without Holiness no one shall see God. Thank you Lord for Holiness
  • Hazel
    Thank you Lord for your gift of love
  • BSP
    Verse 10 tells us to hate what is evil or bad from God's standpoint. This takes effort because bad things may appeal to our fallen flesh.
  • Geraldine cole
    God is all ways right Never Wrong!
  • Adelle Shemwell
    Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty. We praise you, O Lord.
  • Lena
    I love and notice the many parts of the Bible that speak of creation, nature, and or God sovereign hand and rule in it! It 's just one more evidence that Jah is the one true God over all the earth and the Bible is His Word. No other religious book speaks so much about nature and creation from the Creators stand point. Or

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