Psalms 47:6-7

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 to him a psalm of praise.

Psalms 47:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.
ESV
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
NLT
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises!
MSG
6 Sing songs to God, sing out! Sing to our King, sing praise!
CSB
6 Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our King, sing praise!

Psalms 47:6-7 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 47:6-7 In-Context

4 He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved.
5 God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.
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 to him a psalm of praise.
8 God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne.
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.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 22:50; Psalms 68:4; Psalms 89:18
  • 2. Zechariah 14:9
  • 3. 1 Chronicles 16:7; Colossians 3:16
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