Psalm 47
Contemporary English Version

(A psalm by the clan of Korah and for the music leader.)

God Rules the Nations

1All of you nations,

clap your hands and shout

joyful praises to God.

2The Lord Most High is fearsome,

the ruler of all the earth.

3God has put every nation

under our power,

4and he chose for us the land

that was the pride of Jacob,

his favorite.

5God goes up to his throne,

as people shout

and trumpets blast.

6Sing praises to God our King,

7the ruler of all the earth!

Praise God with songs.

8God rules the nations

from his sacred throne.

9Their leaders come together

and are now the people

of Abraham's God.

All rulers on earth

surrender their weapons,

and God is greatly praised!

Contemporary English Version, Second Edition (CEV®)

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