Psalm 47:1
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} All ye peoples, clap your hands; shout unto God with the voice of triumph!

World English Bible
Oh clap your hands, all you nations. Shout to God with the voice of triumph!

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- By sons of Korah. A Psalm. All ye peoples, clap the hand, Shout to God with a voice of singing,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

O clap your hands, all ye people - Let both Jews and Gentiles magnify the Lord: the Jews, for being delivered from the Babylonish captivity; the Gentiles, for being called to enter into the glorious liberty of the children of God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

(Title.) A Psalm. This Psalm is supposed to have been composed by Solomon on the removal of the ark into the temple.

2 Chronicles ch.7

for, or, of

Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

clap

Psalm 98:4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

2 Kings 11:12 And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown on him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him...

Isaiah 55:12 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing...

shout

Psalm 47:5 God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.

Psalm 98:4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

1 Samuel 10:24 And Samuel said to all the people, See you him whom the LORD has chosen, that there is none like him among all the people?...

2 Samuel 6:15 So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

2 Chronicles 13:15 Then the men of Judah gave a shout: and as the men of Judah shouted, it came to pass...

Ezra 3:11-13 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks to the LORD; because he is good...

Jeremiah 31:7 For thus said the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish you, praise you, and say...

Zephaniah 3:14 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 4:7 Who are you, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel you shall become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings...

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes to you: he is just...

Luke 19:37-40 And when he was come near, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives...

Revelation 19:1 And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honor, and power...

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A Wise Desire
I remember once going to a chapel where this happened to be the text, and the good man who occupied the pulpit was more than a little of an Arminian. Therefore, when he commenced, he said, "This passage refers entirely to our temporal inheritance. It has nothing whatever to do with our everlasting destiny: for," said he, "We do not want Christ to choose for us in the matter of heaven or hell. It is so plain and easy that every man who has a grain of common sense will choose heaven; and any person
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

His Future Work
The Lord Jesus Christ, who finished the work on earth the Father gave Him to do, who is now bodily present in the highest heaven, occupying the Father's throne and exercising His priesthood in behalf of His people, is also King. To Him belongeth a Kingdom and a kingly Glory. He has therefore a kingly work to do. While His past work was foretold by the Spirit of God and His priestly work foreshadowed in the Old Testament, His work as King and His glorious Kingdom to come are likewise the subjects
A. C. Gaebelein—The Work Of Christ

Cross References
Psalm 46:11
The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.

Psalm 98:8
Let the rivers clap their hands, let the mountains sing together for joy;

Psalm 106:47
Save us, LORD our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.

Isaiah 14:7
All the lands are at rest and at peace; they break into singing.

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