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Psalm 98 (99)

The Lord our God is holy
"You are higher than the Cherubim; you changed the bad state of the earth, when you came in a nature like ours" (St Athanasius).

The Lord is king; the peoples tremble.
  He is throned on the cherubim; the earth quakes.
  The Lord is great in Sion.

He is supreme over all the peoples.
  Let them praise his name, so terrible and great,
  he is holy, full of power.

You are a king who loves what is right;
  you have established equity, justice and right;
  you have established them in Jacob.

Exalt the Lord our God;
  bow down before Sion, his footstool.
  He the Lord is holy.

Among his priests were Aaron and Moses,
  among those who invoked his name was Samuel.
  They invoked the Lord and he answered.

To them he spoke in the pillar of cloud.
  They did his will; they kept the law,
  which he, the Lord, had given.

O Lord our God, you answered them.
  For them you were a God who forgives;
  yet you punished all their offences.

Exalt the Lord our God;
  bow down before his holy mountain
  for the Lord our God is holy.