Psalm 47

For the music leader. A psalm of the Korahites.

1 Clap your hands, all you people! Shout joyfully to God with a joyous shout!

References for Psalms 47:1

      2 Because the LORD Most High is awesome, he is the great king of the whole world.
      3 He subdues the nations under us, subdues all people beneath our feet.
      4 He chooses our inheritance for us: the heights of Jacob, which he loves. Selah
      5 God has gone up with a joyous shout— the LORD with the blast of the ram's horn.
      6 Sing praises to God! Sing praises! Sing praises to our king! Sing praises
      7 because God is king of the whole world! Sing praises with a song of instruction!

      References for Psalms 47:7

        • a 47:7 - Or <i>Sing praises with understanding </i>or <i>wisely </i>(cf LXX, Vulg); Heb <i>maskil</i>; see the note at Ps 32.
          8 God is king over the nations. God sits on his holy throne.
          9 The leaders of all people are gathered with the people of Abraham's God because the earth's guardians belong to God; God is exalted beyond all.