Psalm 47 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. 1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
2 For the LORD most high is terrible ; he is a great King over all the earth. 2 How awesome is the LORD Most High, the great King over all the earth!
3 He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet. 3 He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet.
4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved . Selah. 4 He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved. "Selah"
5 God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet. 5 God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises : sing praises unto our King, sing praises . 6 Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises.
7 For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding . 7 For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise.
8 God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness. 8 God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne.
9 The princes of the people are gathered together , even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted . 9 The nobles of the nations assemble as the people of the God of Abraham, for the kings of the earth belong to God; he is greatly exalted.