Psalm 98:9
New International Version
let them sing before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples with equity.

New Living Translation
before the LORD, for he is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with fairness.

English Standard Version
before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

Berean Study Bible
before the LORD, for He comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples with equity.

King James Bible
Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

New King James Version
     before the LORD, For He is coming to judge the earth. With righteousness He shall judge the world, And the peoples with equity.

New American Standard Bible
Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with fairness.

NASB 1995
Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with equity.

NASB 1977
Before the LORD; for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity.

Amplified Bible
Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with fairness.

Christian Standard Bible
before the LORD, for he is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world righteously and the peoples fairly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world righteously and the peoples fairly.

American Standard Version
Before Jehovah; for he cometh to judge the earth: He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Before LORD JEHOVAH, because he comes to judge the Earth; he will judge the world in truth and the peoples in integrity!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For he is come to judge the earth; he shall judge the world in righteousness, and the nations in uprightness.

Contemporary English Version
Let them worship the LORD! He is coming to judge everyone on the earth, and he will be honest and fair.

Douay-Rheims Bible
at the presence of the Lord: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with equity.

English Revised Version
Before the LORD, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

Good News Translation
because he comes to rule the earth. He will rule the peoples of the world with justice and fairness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
in the LORD's presence because he is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice and its people with fairness.

International Standard Version
in the LORD's presence, who comes to judge the earth; He'll judge the world righteously; and its people fairly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Before the LORD, for He is come to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity.

Literal Standard Version
Before YHWH, For He has come to judge the earth, He judges the world in righteousness, And the people in uprightness!

NET Bible
before the LORD! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in a just manner.

New Heart English Bible
Let them sing before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

World English Bible
Let them sing before Yahweh, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

Young's Literal Translation
Before Jehovah, For He hath come to judge the earth, He judgeth the world in righteousness, And the people in uprightness!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Sing to the LORD a New Song
8Let the rivers clap their hands, let the mountains sing together for joy 9before the LORD, for He comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples with equity.

Cross References
Acts 17:31
For He has set a day when He will judge the world with justice by the Man He has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising Him from the dead."

1 Samuel 2:10
Those who oppose the LORD will be shattered. He will thunder from heaven against them. The LORD will judge the ends of the earth and will give power to His king. He will exalt the horn of His anointed."

Psalm 7:8
The LORD judges the peoples; vindicate me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and integrity.

Psalm 9:8
He judges the world with justice; He governs the people with equity.

Psalm 17:2
May my vindication come from Your presence; may Your eyes see what is right.

Psalm 45:6
Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever, and justice is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Psalm 67:4
Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for You judge the peoples justly and lead the nations of the earth. Selah


Treasury of Scripture

Before the LORD; for he comes to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

for he cometh

Psalm 96:10,13
Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously…

Revelation 1:7
Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

with righteousness

Psalm 67:4
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

Psalm 72:2
He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

Isaiah 5:16
But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.









(9) See Psalm 96:13.

Verse 9. - For he cometh to judge the earth. Nature, inanimate and animate, may well be asked to rejoice when God comes to judge the earth - since he is sure to judge it aright. With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity. "God by his righteous judgment will bring the whole earth from a state of sorrow into a state of salvation and joy" (Hengstenberg).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
before
לִֽפְֽנֵי־ (lip̄·nê-)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

the LORD,
יְהוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

for
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

He comes
בָא֮ (ḇā)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to judge
לִשְׁפֹּ֪ט (liš·pōṭ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8199: To judge, pronounce sentence, to vindicate, punish, to govern, to litigate

the earth.
הָ֫אָ֥רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

He will judge
יִשְׁפֹּֽט־ (yiš·pōṭ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8199: To judge, pronounce sentence, to vindicate, punish, to govern, to litigate

the world
תֵּבֵ֥ל (tê·ḇêl)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8398: The earth, the globe, its inhabitants, a particular land

with righteousness,
בְּצֶ֑דֶק (bə·ṣe·ḏeq)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6664: The right, equity, prosperity

and the peoples
וְ֝עַמִּ֗ים (wə·‘am·mîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

with equity.
בְּמֵישָׁרִֽים׃ (bə·mê·šā·rîm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4339: Evenness, prosperity, concord, straightness, rectitude


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