v25 The singers will go in front. The musicians will go behind them.
All round them will be girls beating tambourines.
v26 "Say good things about God among all the people there!
All you people of Israel, (*praise) the *LORD!"
v27 Benjamin, the youngest, will go first.
The leaders of Judah will make a noise (*praising God).
(Then will come) the leaders of Zebulun and Naphtali.
v28 Your God sent the power (that gave you help).
God, be powerful (again) as you did (in past times) for us,
v29 from your *temple in Jerusalem.
Kings will (then) bring gifts to you.
v30 Be angry with:
· the animals that live in the reeds
· the group of bulls among the calves of the *nations.
When they fall on their knees,
they will bring to you pieces of *silver.
Make the people that find pleasure in war
run away from you in all directions.
v31 The government of Egypt will send people
and the people from Cush will lift up their hands to (*praise) God.
v32 Sing to God, you *kingdoms of the earth!
Sing psalms to the *Lord! *SELAH
v33 (Sing) to the One that Rides on the Clouds
and on the *heavens that have always been there!
He is shouting with a powerful voice.
v34 Tell everyone about the powerful God that is the King of Israel.
His power is in the skies.
v35 God, how great you are in your *temple.
He is the God of Israel.
He gives power to his people and makes them strong.
Say good things about God!