For the worship leader. A song of the sons of Korah.
1 Clap your hands, all of you; raise your voices joyfully and loudly. Give honor for the True God of the universe; 2 Here’s why: The Eternal, the Most High, is awesome and deserves our great respect. He is the great King over everything in this world. 3 He’s helped us win wars, suppressed our enemies, and made nations bow at our feet. 4 He decides the extent of our inheritance and selects the land where we and our children will live, for we are the pride of Jacob, the ones He loves.
5 The True God ascends the throne acclaimed by shouts of the people. The Eternal is announced by the blast of a trumpet. 6 Sing! Shout! Play instruments! Praise our God and King; sing praises to Him who is worthy. 7 For He is the King of all the earth. Sing praise, all who can. Put words to music, and then sing praises 8 At the feet of the God who sits on His holy throne, ruling over all the nations. 9 All those with influence in this world—princes, kings, and satraps— gather with those who follow Abraham’s God. For these defenders belong to God who reigns over the nations!
47:4Literally, selah, likely a musical direction from a Hebrew root meaning “to lift up”
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible - is just a step away! Try it free for 30 days.