Psalms 24

Of David. A psalm.

1The earth is the  Lord’s, and everything in it,
the world, and all who live in it;
2for he founded it on the seas
and established it on the waters.
3Who may ascend the mountain of the  Lord?
Who may stand in his holy place?
4The one who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who does not trust in an idol
or swear by a false god.
Or swear falsely

5They will receive blessing from the  Lord
and vindication from God their Saviour.
6Such is the generation of those who seek him,
who seek your face, God of Jacob.
Two Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Septuagint); most Hebrew manuscripts face, Jacob
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The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 10.

7Lift up your heads, you gates;
be lifted up, you ancient doors,
that the King of glory may come in.
8Who is this King of glory?
The  Lord strong and mighty,
the  Lord mighty in battle.
9Lift up your heads, you gates;
lift them up, you ancient doors,
that the King of glory may come in.
10Who is he, this King of glory?
The  Lord Almighty –
he is the King of glory.
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