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   The Book of Psalms.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
Book II
 
XLVII
 
God the King of the Earth
 
 
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
 
 
[1]  OH clap your hands, all ye peoples;
Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
[2]  For Jehovah 1 Most High is terrible;
He is a great King over all the earth.
[3]  He subdueth peoples under us,
And nations under our feet.
[4]  He chooseth our inheritance for us,
The glory of Jacob whom he loved. 2  [Selah
[5]  God is gone up with a shout,
Jehovah with the sound of a trumpet.
[6]  Sing praises to God, sing praises:
Sing praises unto our King, sing praises.
[7]  For God is the King of all the earth:
Sing ye praises with 3 understanding.
[8]  God reigneth over the nations:
God sitteth upon his holy throne.
[9]  The princes of the peoples are gathered together
To 4 be the people of the God of Abraham;
For the shields of the earth belong unto God:
He is greatly exalted.
 
Note 1. Or, Jehovah is most high and terrible. [back]
Note 2. Or, loveth. [back]
Note 3. Or, in a skilful psalm.Heb. Maschil. [back]
Note 4. Or, Unto the people. [back]
 

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