A (1) O sing unto Yahweh a new song: sing unto Yahweh, ALL THE EARTH.
B (2) Sing unto Yahweh, bless HIS NAME; shew forth his salvation from day to day.
C (3) Declare HIS GLORY among the heathen,
D (3) his wonders among ALL PEOPLE.
E (4) For Yahweh is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above ALL GODS.
E1 (5,6) For ALL THE GODS of the nations are idols: but Yahweh made the heavens. Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
D1 (7) Give unto Yahweh, O ye kindreds OF THE PEOPLE,
C1 (7,8) give unto Yahweh GLORY and strength. Give unto Yahweh THE GLORY due
B1 (8) unto HIS NAME: bring an offering, and come into his courts.
A1 (9) O worship Yahweh in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, ALL THE EARTH.
Does the absence of a middle clause emphasise the empty vanity of idols?