1 {To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} All ye peoples, clap your hands; shout unto God with the voice of triumph!
2 For Jehovah, the Most High, is terrible, a great king over all the earth.
3 He subdueth the peoples under us, and the nations under our feet.

References for Psalms 47:3

    • a 47:3 - Leummim: see Ps. 2.1.
      4 He hath chosen our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
      5 God is gone up amid shouting, Jehovah amid the sound of the trumpet.
      6 Sing psalms of God, sing psalms; sing psalms unto our King, sing psalms!

      References for Psalms 47:6

        • b 47:6 - Ps. 30.12.
          7 For God is the King of all the earth; sing psalms with understanding.

          References for Psalms 47:7

            • c 47:7 - Or 'for instruction.'
              8 God reigneth over the nations; God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.
              9 The willing-hearted of the peoples have gathered together, [with] the people of the God of Abraham. For unto God [belong] the shields of the earth: he is greatly exalted.

              References for Psalms 47:9

                • d 47:9 - Ammim: Ps. 7.8.
                • e 47:9 - Or 'The nobles,' 'liberal.'
                • f 47:9 - Or 'are joined unto:' see Gen. 49.10.
                • g 47:9 - See Note, Hos. 4.18.