Psalms 97:4

“His lightnings inlightned the world: the earth sawe, and trembled.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
- King James Version

His lightnings lit up the world; The earth saw and trembled.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

His lightnings lightened the world: The earth saw, and trembled.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His bright flames give light to the world; the earth saw it with fear.
- Basic English Bible

His lightnings lightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
- Darby Bible

His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
- Webster's Bible

His lightning lights up the world. The earth sees, and trembles.
- World English Bible

Lightened have His lightnings the world, The earth hath seen, and is pained.
- Youngs Literal Bible

His lightnings lighted up the world; the earth saw, and trembled.
- 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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