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Psalm 47 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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God Is King over All the Earth

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.
Clap your hands, all peoples!
Shout to God with loud songs of joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:2 - For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared,
a great king over all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:3 - He subdued peoples under us,
and nations under our feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:4 - He chose our heritage for us,
the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 - God has gone up with a shout,
the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:6 - Sing praises to God, sing praises!
Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:7 - For God is the King of all the earth;
sing praises with a psalm![fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:8 - God reigns over the nations;
God sits on his holy throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:9 - The princes of the peoples gather
as the people of the God of Abraham.
For the shields of the earth belong to God;
he is highly exalted!
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