Serving the Lord

Psalms 102:22 AV
When the people are gathered together,
and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD

Other translations

New International Version
When the peoples and the kingdoms assemble to worship the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
When peoples and kingdoms are assembled to serve the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
In the peoples being gathered together, And the kingdoms — to serve YHWH.


Cross References

Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Psalm 22:27
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD. All the families of the nations will bow down before Him.

Psalm 47:9
The nobles of the nations have assembled as the people of the God of Abraham; for the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted.

Psalm 68:32
Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth; sing praises to the Lord–Selah

Psalm 72:8-11
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth …

Psalm 86:9
All the nations You have made will come and bow before You, O Lord, and they will glorify Your name.

Isaiah 49:22
This is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I will lift up My hand to the nations, and raise My banner to the peoples. They will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their shoulders.

Isaiah 49:23
Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow to you facedown and lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in Me will never be put to shame.”

Isaiah 60:3
Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.

Daniel 7:14
And He was given dominion, glory, and kingship, that the people of every nation and language should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and His kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.

Zechariah 8:20
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: “Peoples will yet come–the residents of many cities

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When the people are gathered together
When the people of the Jews shall be gathered together, and seek the Lord their God, and David their King, the Messiah, and appoint them one head, even Christ; and when the Gentiles shall gather together, in great numbers, to the church of God, (Hosea 1:11,  3:5; Isaiah 60:4-8).

And the kingdoms to serve the Lord
Even the kingdoms of this world, which will become His, and will serve Him in righteousness and holiness, freely and cheerfully, with one shoulder and one content.
Their kings will fall down before the Lord, and all nations shall serve Him, (Psalms 72:11) , and then will be the time when the prisoners shall be loosed, and the Lord shall be praised in Zion.

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When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the Lord.
The great work of restoring ruined Zion is to be spoken of in those golden ages when the heathen nations shall be converted unto God; even those glorious times will not be able to despise that grand event, which, like the passage of Israel through the Red Sea, will never be eclipsed and never cease to awaken the enthusiasm of the chosen people.

Happy will the day be when all nations shall unite in the sole worship of God, then shall the history of the old times be read with adoring wonder, and the hand of the Lord shall be seen as having ever rested upon the host of his elect: then shall shouts of exulting praise ascend to heaven in honour of Him who set the captives free, delivered the condemned, raised up the desolations of ages, and made out of stones and rubbish a temple for his worship.

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