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Psalm 47 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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God Is King of All the Earth

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For the choir director. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.

O clap your hands, all peoples;

Make a loud shout to God with the sound of a shout of [fn]joy.

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For Yahweh Most High is [fn]fearsome,

A great King over all the earth.

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He subdues peoples under us

And nations under our feet.

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He chooses our inheritance for us,

The pride of Jacob whom He loves. [fn]Selah.

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God has ascended [fn]with a loud shout,

Yahweh, [fn]with the sound of a trumpet.

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Sing praises to God, sing praises;

Sing praises to our King, sing praises.

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For God is the King of all the earth;

Sing praises with a [fn]skillful psalm.

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God reigns over the nations,

God [fn]sits on His holy throne.

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The nobles of the peoples have assembled themselves with the people of the God of Abraham,

For the shields of the earth belong to God;

He [fn]is highly exalted.

LSB Footnotes
Or a ringing cry
Or awesome
Selah may mean Pause, Crescendo, Musical Interlude
Or amid
Or amid
Heb Maskil; possibly Contemplative, Didactic, Skillful Psalm
Or has taken His seat
Lit has greatly exalted Himself

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