1 Chronicles 16:31
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New International Version
Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns!"

King James Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.

Darby Bible Translation
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; And let them say among the nations, Jehovah reigneth!

World English Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice! Let them say among the nations, "Yahweh reigns!"

Young's Literal Translation
Also, established is the world, It is not moved! The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, And they say among nations: Jehovah hath reigned.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let the heavens be glad - "Let the supreme angels be glad, and the inhabitants of the earth rejoice." - T. In this place the Targumist uses the Greek word αγγελοι, angels, in Hebrew letters thus, אנגלי angeley.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let the heavens

Psalm 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.

Psalm 89:5 And the heavens shall praise your wonders, O LORD: your faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.

Psalm 148:1-4 Praise you the LORD. Praise you the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights...

Luke 2:13,14 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying...

Luke 15:10 Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.

let the earth

Psalm 97:1 The LORD reigns; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.

Psalm 98:4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

Luke 2:10 And the angel said to them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

The Lord

Psalm 93:1,2 The LORD reigns, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, with which he has girded himself...

Psalm 96:10 Say among the heathen that the LORD reigns: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved...

Psalm 99:1 The LORD reigns; let the people tremble: he sits between the cherubim; let the earth be moved.

Psalm 145:1 I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name for ever and ever.

Isaiah 33:22 For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; he will save us.

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

Revelation 19:6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunder, saying...

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Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:30
Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.

Psalm 47:8
God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne.

Psalm 93:1
The LORD reigns, he is robed in majesty; the LORD is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.

Psalm 96:10
Say among the nations, "The LORD reigns." The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.

Isaiah 44:23
Sing for joy, you heavens, for the LORD has done this; shout aloud, you earth beneath. Burst into song, you mountains, you forests and all your trees, for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, he displays his glory in Israel.

Isaiah 49:13
Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.

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