Psalm 47:4 {46:5}
Good News Translation
He chose for us the land where we live, the proud possession of his people, whom he loves.

Contemporary English Version
and he chose for us the land that was the pride of Jacob, his favorite.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath chosen for us his inheritance, the beauty of Jacob which he hath loved.

New American Bible
Who chose our heritage for us, the glory of Jacob, whom he loves. Selah

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He hath chosen for us his inheritance, the beauty of Jacob which he hath loved.

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Deuteronomy 11:12 And the Lord thy God doth always visit it, and his eyes are on it from the beginning of the year unto the end thereof.

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Ezekiel 20:6 In that day I lifted up my hand for them to bring them out of the land of Egypt, into a land which I had provided for them, flowing with milk and honey, which excelled amongst all lands.

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

1 Corinthians 3:22,23 For all things are yours, whether it be Paul or Apollo or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come. For all are yours. . . .

Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know what the hope is of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.

1 Peter 1:4 Unto an inheritance, incorruptible, and undefiled and that cannot fade, reserved in heaven for you,

excellency

Psalm 16:3 To the saints, who are in his land, he hath made wonderful all my desires in them.

Isaiah 60:15 Because thou wast forsaken, and hated, and there was none that passed through thee, I will make thee to be an everlasting glory, a joy unto generation and generation:

Amos 6:8 The Lord God hath sworn by his own soul, saith the Lord the God of hosts: I detest the pride of Jacob, and I hate his houses, and I will deliver up the city with the inhabitants thereof.

Amos 8:7 That we may possess the needy for money, and the poor for a pair of shoes, and may sell the refuse of the corn?

Nahum 2:2 For the Lord hath rendered the pride of Jacob, as the pride of Israel: because the spoilers have laid them waste, and have marred their vine branches.

whom

Deuteronomy 7:6-8 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God. The Lord thy God hath chosen thee, to be his peculiar people of all peoples that are upon the earth. . . .

Deuteronomy 33:3 He hath loved the people, all the saints are in his hand: and they that approach to his feet, shall receive of his doctrine.

Hosea 14:4 I will heal their breaches, I will love them freely: for my wrath is turned away from them.

Malachi 1:2 I have loved you, saith the Lord: and you have said: Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau brother to Jacob, saith the Lord, and I have loved Jacob,

Ephesians 2:4,5 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

1 John 4:9,10 By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him. . . .

Context
Clap Your Hands, All You Peoples
3He hath subdued the people under us; and the nations under our feet. 4He hath chosen for us his inheritance, the beauty of Jacob which he hath loved.5God is ascended with jubilee, and the Lord with the sound of trumpet.…
Cross References
1 Peter 1:4
Unto an inheritance, incorruptible, and undefiled and that cannot fade, reserved in heaven for you,

Amos 6:8
The Lord God hath sworn by his own soul, saith the Lord the God of hosts: I detest the pride of Jacob, and I hate his houses, and I will deliver up the city with the inhabitants thereof.

Amos 8:7
That we may possess the needy for money, and the poor for a pair of shoes, and may sell the refuse of the corn?

Nahum 2:2
For the Lord hath rendered the pride of Jacob, as the pride of Israel: because the spoilers have laid them waste, and have marred their vine branches.

Additional Translations
He chooses our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom He loves. SelahHe shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

He chooseth our inheritance for us, The glory of Jacob whom he loved. Selah

He has chosen out his inheritance for us, the beauty of Jacob which he loved. Pause.

He hath chosen our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellence of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

He chooses our inheritance for us, the glory of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

He doth choose for us our inheritance, The excellency of Jacob that He loves. Selah.
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