Psalm 97:5
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New Living Translation
The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of all the earth.

King James Bible
The hills melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Darby Bible Translation
The mountains melted like wax at the presence of Jehovah, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

World English Bible
The mountains melt like wax at the presence of Yahweh, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Young's Literal Translation
Hills, like wax, melted before Jehovah, Before the Lord of all the earth.

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The Morning Light
Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. O ne strong internal proof that the Bible is a divine revelation, may be drawn from the subject matter; and particularly that it is the book, and the only book, that teaches us to
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Sixth Day. Holiness and Glory.
Who is like unto Thee, O Lord! among the gods? Who is like unto Thee, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? Thou in Thy mercy hast led Thy people which Thou hast redeemed: Thou hast guided them in Thy strength to the habitation of Thy holiness ... The holy place, O Lord, which Thy hands have established.' --Ex. xv. 11-17. In these words we have another step in advance in the revelation of Holiness. We have here for the first time Holiness predicated of God Himself. He
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

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

The Second Commandment
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am o jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of then that hate me; and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.' Exod 20: 4-6. I. Thou shalt not
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Joshua 3:11
Look, the Ark of the Covenant, which belongs to the Lord of the whole earth, will lead you across the Jordan River!

Psalm 46:6
The nations are in chaos, and their kingdoms crumble! God's voice thunders, and the earth melts!

Psalm 68:2
Blow them away like smoke. Melt them like wax in a fire. Let the wicked perish in the presence of God.

Psalm 104:32
The earth trembles at his glance; the mountains smoke at his touch.

Amos 9:5
The Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, touches the land and it melts, and all its people mourn. The ground rises like the Nile River at floodtime, and then it sinks again.

Micah 1:4
The mountains melt beneath his feet and flow into the valleys like wax in a fire, like water pouring down a hill.

Nahum 1:5
In his presence the mountains quake, and the hills melt away; the earth trembles, and its people are destroyed.

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