Psalm 99 – New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 99

  1. The Lord reigns, let the nations tremble;  he sits enthroned between the cherubim, let the earth shake.
  2. Great is the Lord in Zion; he is exalted over all the nations.
  3. Let them praise your great and awesome name—he is holy.
  4. The King is mighty, he loves justice— you have established equity; in Jacob you have done what is just and right.
  5. Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy.
  6. Moses and Aaron were among his priests, Samuel was among those who called on his name; they called on the Lord and he answered them.
  7. He spoke to them from the pillar of cloud; they kept his statutes and the decrees he gave them.
  8. Lord our God, you answered them; you were to Israel a forgiving God, though you punished their misdeeds.[a]
  9. Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the Lord our God is holy.


a. Psalm 99:8 Or God, / an avenger of the wrongs done to them

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Psalm 99 – King James Version (KJV)

  1. The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: He sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.
  2. The LORD is great in Zion; And he is high above all the people.
  3. Let them praise thy great and terrible name; For it is holy.
  4. The king’s strength also loveth judgment; Thou dost establish equity, Thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
  5. Exalt ye the LORD our God, And worship at his footstool; For he is holy.
  6. Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; They called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
  7. He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: They kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.
  8. Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: Thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
  9. Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; For the LORD our God is holy.