Psalm 97:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Cloudsעָנָ֣ן
(a·nan)
6051: a cloud mass, cloudfrom an unused word
and thick darknessוַעֲרָפֶ֣ל
(va·'a·ra·fel)
6205: cloud, heavy cloudfrom araph
surroundסְבִיבָ֑יו
(se·vi·vav;)
5439: circuit, round aboutfrom sabab
Him; Righteousnessצֶ֥דֶק
(tze·dek)
6664: rightness, righteousnessfrom an unused word
and justiceוּ֝מִשְׁפָּ֗ט
(u·mish·pat)
4941: judgmentfrom shaphat
are the foundationמְכֹ֣ון
(me·cho·vn)
4349: a fixed or established place, foundationfrom kun
of His throne.כִּסְאֹֽו׃
(kis·'ov.)
3678: seat of honor, thronefrom the same as kese







KJV Lexicon
Clouds
`anan  (aw-nawn')
a cloud (as covering the sky), i.e. the nimbus or thunder-cloud -- cloud(-y).
and darkness
`araphel  (ar-aw-fel')
gloom (as of a lowering sky) -- (gross, thick) dark (cloud, -ness).
are round about
cabiyb  (saw-beeb')
(as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around -- (place, round) about, circuit, compass, on every side.
him righteousness
tsedeq  (tseh'-dek)
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity -- even, (that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
and judgment
mishpat  (mish-pawt')
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
are the habitation
makown  (maw-kone')
a fixture, i.e. a basis; generally a place, especially as an abode -- foundation, habitation, (dwelling-, settled) place.
of his throne
kicce'  (kis-say')
covered, i.e. a throne (as canopied) -- seat, stool, throne.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

King James Bible
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

International Standard Version
Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.

NET Bible
Dark clouds surround him; equity and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Clouds and thick darkness surround him; his throne is established in righteousness and in judgment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Clouds and darkness surround him. Righteousness and justice are the foundations of his throne.

King James 2000 Bible
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and justice are the habitation of his throne.
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