New International Version
For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For God is the King of all the earth - He is not your King only, but the King of the universe. He has no limited power, no confined dominion.
Sing ye praises with understanding - זמרו משכיל zammeru maskil, sing an instructive song. Let sense and sound go together. Let your hearts and heads go with your voices. Understand what you sing; and feel what you understand; and let the song be what will give instruction in righteousness to them that hear it. Sing wisely - Anglo-Saxon. Multitudes sing foolishly.
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with understanding. or, every one that hath understanding
LibraryA 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
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1 Corinthians 14:15
So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my understanding; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my understanding.
for dominion belongs to the LORD and he rules over the nations.
with trumpets and the blast of the ram's horn-- shout for joy before the LORD, the King.
Deliverers will go up on Mount Zion to govern the mountains of Esau. And the kingdom will be the LORD's.
The LORD will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one LORD, and his name the only name.
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