Psalm 47:7
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New Living Translation
For God is the King over all the earth. Praise him with a psalm.

King James Bible
For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.

Darby Bible Translation
For God is the King of all the earth; sing psalms with understanding.

World English Bible
For God is the King of all the earth. Sing praises with understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
For king of all the earth is God, Give praise, O understanding one.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

47:7 The king - Not only ours, but of all the nations of the world. Sing - Not formally and carelessly, but seriously, considering the greatness of this king whom you praise, and what abundant cause you have to praise him.

Psalm 47:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
To Suger, Abbot of S. Denis He praises Suger, who had unexpectedly renounced the pride and luxury of the world to give himself to the modest habits of the religious life. He blames severely the clerk who devotes himself rather to the service of princes than that of God. 1. A piece of good news has reached our district; it cannot fail to do great good to whomsoever it shall have come. For who that fear God, hearing what great things He has done for your soul, do not rejoice and wonder at the great
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Corinthians 14:15
Well then, what shall I do? I will pray in the spirit, and I will also pray in words I understand. I will sing in the spirit, and I will also sing in words I understand.

Psalm 22:28
For royal power belongs to the LORD. He rules all the nations.

Psalm 98:6
with trumpets and the sound of the ram's horn. Make a joyful symphony before the LORD, the King!

Obadiah 1:21
Those who have been rescued will go up to Mount Zion in Jerusalem to rule over the mountains of Edom. And the LORD himself will be king!"

Zechariah 14:9
And the LORD will be king over all the earth. On that day there will be one LORD--his name alone will be worshiped.

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