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Psalm 47:1 King James Version (KJV)

47 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

Psalm 47:1 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Psalm 47

God Our King

For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

Clap your hands, all you peoples;
shout to God with a jubilant cry.

Psalm 47:1 American Standard Version (ASV)

God the King of the Earth.

For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.

47 Oh clap your hands, all ye peoples;
Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

Psalm 47:1 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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

Psalm 47:1 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

God’s Rule over the Nations

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.

47 Clap your hands, all peoples!
Shout to God with loud songs of joy!

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Psalm 47 King James Version (KJV)

47 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

For the Lord most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.

He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet.

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

God is gone up with a shout, the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.

Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.

God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.

The 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.

Psalm 47 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Psalm 47

God Our King

For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

Clap your hands, all you peoples;
shout to God with a jubilant cry.
For Yahweh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring,
a great King over all the earth.
He subdues peoples under us
and nations under our feet.
He chooses for us our inheritance—
the pride of Jacob, whom He loves.Selah

God ascends among shouts of joy,
the Lord, among the sound of trumpets.
Sing praise to God, sing praise;
sing praise to our King, sing praise!
Sing a song of wisdom,[a]
for God is King of all the earth.

God reigns over the nations;
God is seated on His holy throne.
The nobles of the peoples have assembled
with the people of the God of Abraham.
For the leaders[b] of the earth belong to God;
He is greatly exalted.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 47:7 Hb a Maskil
  2. Psalm 47:9 Lit shields

Psalm 47 American Standard Version (ASV)

God the King of the Earth.

For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.

47 Oh clap your hands, all ye peoples;
Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
For [a]Jehovah Most High is terrible;
He is a great King over all the earth.
He subdueth peoples under us,
And nations under our feet.
He chooseth our inheritance for us,
The glory of Jacob whom he [b]loved. Selah
God is gone up with a shout,
Jehovah with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises:
Sing praises unto our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth:
Sing ye praises [c]with understanding.
God reigneth over the nations:
God sitteth upon his holy throne.
The princes of the peoples are gathered together
[d]To be the people of the God of Abraham;
For the shields of the earth belong unto God:
He is greatly exalted.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 47:2 Or, Jehovah is most high and terrible
  2. Psalm 47:4 Or, loveth
  3. Psalm 47:7 Or, in a skilful psalm. Hebrew Maschil.
  4. Psalm 47:9 Or, Unto the people

Psalm 47 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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

For Jehovah Most High [is] fearful, A great king over all the earth.

He leadeth peoples under us, and nations under our feet.

He doth choose for us our inheritance, The excellency of Jacob that He loves. Selah.

God hath gone up with a shout, Jehovah with the sound of a trumpet.

Praise God -- praise -- give praise to our king, praise.

For king of all the earth [is] God, Give praise, O understanding one.

God hath reigned over nations, God hath sat on His holy throne,

Nobles of peoples have been gathered, [With] the people of the God of Abraham, For to God [are] the shields of earth, Greatly hath He been exalted!

Psalm 47 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

God’s Rule over the Nations

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.

47 Clap your hands, all peoples!
Shout to God with loud songs of joy!
For the Lord, the Most High, is terrible,
    a great king over all the earth.
He subdued peoples under us,
    and nations under our feet.
He chose our heritage for us,
    the pride of Jacob whom he loves.Selah

God has gone up with a shout,
    the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises!
    Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
For God is the king of all the earth;
    sing praises with a psalm![a]

God reigns over the nations;
    God sits on his holy throne.
The princes of the peoples gather
    as the people of the God of Abraham.
For the shields of the earth belong to God;
    he is highly exalted!

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 47:7 Heb Maskil
Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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