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Psalm 47 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah.

Come, everyone! Clap your hands!
Shout to God with joyful praise!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:2 - For the LORD Most High is awesome.
He is the great King of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:3 - He subdues the nations before us,
putting our enemies beneath our feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:4 - He chose the Promised Land as our inheritance,
the proud possession of Jacob’s descendants, whom he loves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 - God has ascended with a mighty shout.
The LORD has ascended with trumpets blaring.
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 over all the earth.
Praise him with a psalm.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:8 - God reigns above the nations,
sitting on his holy throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:9 - The rulers of the world have gathered together
with the people of the God of Abraham.
For all the kings of the earth belong to God.
He is highly honored everywhere.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew maskil. This may be a literary or musical term.

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