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Psalm 47 (New International Reader's Version)

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For the director of music. A psalm of David when the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba.

1 Clap your hands, all you nations. Shout to God with cries of joy. 2 How wonderful is the LORD Most High! He is the great King over the whole earth. 3 He brought nations under our control. He made them fall under us. 4 He chose our land for us. The people of Jacob are proud of their land, and God loves them. "Selah" 5 God went up to his throne while his people were shouting with joy. The LORD went up while trumpets were playing. 6 Sing praises to God. Sing praises. Sing praises to our King. Sing praises. 7 God is the King of the whole earth. Sing a psalm of praise to him. 8 God rules over the nations. He is seated on his holy throne. 9 The nobles of the nations come together. They are now part of the people of the God of Abraham. The kings of the earth belong to God. He is greatly honored.
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