Psalm 47
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1To 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.1 For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah. Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with a jubilant cry.
2For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.2For Yahweh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring, a great King over all the earth.
3He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet.3He subdues peoples under us and nations under our feet.
4He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.4He chooses for us our inheritance-- the pride of Jacob, whom He loves. Selah
5God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.5God ascends among shouts of joy, the LORD, among the sound of trumpets.
6Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.6Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our King, sing praise!
7For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.7Sing a song of wisdom, for God is King of all the earth.
8God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.8God reigns over the nations; God is seated on His holy throne.
9The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted.9The nobles of the peoples have assembled with the people of the God of Abraham. For the leaders of the earth belong to God; He is greatly exalted.
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Psalm 46
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