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Psalm 47 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - [fn]For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:2 - For the LORD Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:3 - He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:4 - He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 - God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.
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 to him a psalm of praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:8 - God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:9 - The nobles of the nations assemble as the people of the God of Abraham, for the kings[fn] of the earth belong to God; he is greatly exalted.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 47:1-9 is numbered 47:2-10.
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
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