Psalm 98:8
8Let the rivers clap their hands,
         Let the mountains sing together for joy

9Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth;
         He will judge the world with righteousness
         And the peoples with equity.

NASB ©1995

Parallel Verses
American Standard Version
Let the floods clap their hands; Let the hills sing for joy together

Douay-Rheims Bible
The rivers shall clap their hands, the mountains shall rejoice together

Darby Bible Translation
Let the floods clap their hands; let the mountains sing for joy together,

English Revised Version
Let the floods clap their hands; let the hills sing for joy together;

Webster's Bible Translation
Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together

World English Bible
Let the rivers clap their hands. Let the mountains sing for joy together.

Young's Literal Translation
Floods clap hand, together hills cry aloud,
The New Song
I want to carry your minds, if I can, to-night, for a little season to that last and grandest, because the decisive victory, which shall tell out the name and fame of Jehovah in all his mighty attributes, and in all his majestic deeds, when the battle shall be over for ever, and the banner shall be furled and the sword shall be sheathed, because the last foe shall be destroyed, and placed beneath the feet of the Almighty victor; "His right hand, and his holy arm, hath him the victory." My text seems,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 9: 1863

Salvation Published from the Mountains
O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid: say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! I t would be improper to propose an alteration, though a slight one, in the reading of a text, without bearing my testimony to the great value of our English version, which I believe, in point of simplicity, strength, and fidelity, is not likely to be excelled by a new translation
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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