God the King of the Earth.

1 O 1clap your hands, all peoples; 2Shout to God with the voice of joy.

References for Psalms 47:1

    • a 47:1 - Or "a ringing cry"
      2 For the LORD Most High is to be 3feared, A 4great King over all the earth.
      3 He 5subdues peoples under us And nations under our feet.

      References for Psalms 47:3

      4 He chooses our 6inheritance for us, The 7glory of Jacob whom He loves. Selah.

      References for Psalms 47:4

        • b 47:4 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
          5 God has 8ascended with a shout, The LORD, with the 9sound of a trumpet.

          References for Psalms 47:5

              6 10Sing praises to God, sing praises; Sing praises to 11our King, sing praises.

              References for Psalms 47:6

              7 For God is the 12King of all the earth; Sing praises 13with a skillful psalm.

              References for Psalms 47:7

              8 God 14reigns over the nations, God sits on 15His holy throne.

              References for Psalms 47:8

                • f 47:8 - Or "has taken His seat"
                  9 The 16princes of the people have assembled themselves as the 17people of the God of Abraham, For the 18shields of the earth belong to God; He is 19highly exalted.

                  References for Psalms 47:9

                    • g 47:9 - Or "nobles"
                    • h 47:9 - Lit "has greatly exalted Himself"