Psalm 29

Ascribe to the Lord Glory

A Psalm of David.

Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings, 1
c ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;
worship the Lord in d the splendor of holiness. 2

3 The voice of the Lord is over e the waters;
the God of glory f thunders,
the Lord, over many waters.
4 The voice of the Lord is g powerful;
the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.

5 The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars;
the Lord breaks h the cedars of Lebanon.
6 He makes Lebanon to i skip like a calf,
and j Sirion like a young k wild ox.

7 The voice of the Lord flashes forth flames of fire.
8 The voice of the Lord shakes the wilderness;
the Lord shakes the wilderness of l Kadesh.

9 The voice of the Lord makes m the deer give birth 3
and strips the forests bare,
and in his temple all cry, "Glory!"

10 The Lord sits enthroned over n the flood;
the Lord sits enthroned o as king forever.
11 May the Lord give p strength to his people!
May the Lord bless 4 his people with q peace!

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 96:7 - 8
    Ascribe to the Lord, O families of the peoples, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength!
    1 Chronicles 16:28 - 29
    Ascribe to the Lord, O clans of the peoples, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength!
    Psalms 68:34
    Ascribe power to God, whose majesty is over Israel, and whose power is in the skies.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 110:3
    Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of your power, in holy garments; from the womb of the morning, the dew of your youth will be yours.
    1 Chronicles 16:29
    Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.
    Exodus 28:2
    And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty.
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 18:11
    He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him, thick clouds dark with water.
  4. Cross References
    Job 37:4 - 5
    After it his voice roars; he thunders with his majestic voice, and he does not restrain the lightnings when his voice is heard.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 68:33
    To him who rides in the heavens, the ancient heavens; behold, he sends out his voice, his mighty voice.
  6. Cross References
    Psalms 104:16
    The trees of the Lord are watered abundantly, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.
    Judges 9:15
    And the bramble said to the trees, 'If in good faith you are anointing me king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade, but if not, let fire come out of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
  7. Cross References
    Psalms 114:4
    The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.
    Psalms 114:6
    O mountains, that you skip like rams? O hills, like lambs?
  8. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 3:9
    (the Sidonians call Hermon Sirion, while the Amorites call it Senir).
  9. Cross References
    Numbers 23:22
    God brings them out of Egypt and is for them like the horns of the wild ox.
  10. Cross References
    Numbers 13:26
    And they came to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the people of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh. They brought back word to them and to all the congregation, and showed them the fruit of the land.
  11. Cross References
    Job 39:1 - 3
    Do you know when the mountain goats give birth? Do you observe the calving of the does?
  12. Cross References
    Genesis 6:17
    For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.
  13. Cross References
    Psalms 10:16
    The Lord is king forever and ever; the nations perish from his land.
  14. Cross References
    Psalms 68:35
    Awesome is God from his sanctuary; the God of Israel - he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!
    Isaiah 40:29
    He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.
  15. Cross References
    Philippians 4:7
    And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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