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Psalm 47 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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God the King of the Earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
O clap your hands, all peoples;
Shout to God with the voice of [fn]joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:2 - For the LORD Most High is to be feared,
A great King over all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:3 - He subdues peoples under us
And nations under our feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:4 - He chooses our inheritance for us,
The glory of Jacob whom He loves. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 - God has ascended [fn]with a shout,
The LORD, [fn]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 [fn]skillful psalm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:8 - God reigns over the nations,
God [fn]sits on His holy throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:9 - The [fn]princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham,
For the shields of the earth belong to God;
He [fn]is highly exalted.
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, a ringing cry
Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
Or, amid
Hebrew: Maskil
Or, has taken His seat
Or, nobles
Literally: has greatly exalted Himself

New American Standard Bible 1995
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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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