To the director: A song from the Korah family.
1Everyone, clap your hands.
Shout with joy to God!
2The Lord Most High is awesome.
He is the great King over all the earth.
3He helped us defeat other nations.
He put those people under our control.
4He chose our land for us.
He chose that wonderful land for Jacob, the one he loved. Selah
5The Lord God goes up to his throne
at the sound of the trumpet and horn.
6Sing praises to God, sing praises!
Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
7God is the King of the whole world.
Sing songs of praise!#47:7 songs of praise Literally, “maskil.” See “maskil” in the Word List.
8God sits on his holy throne;
he rules all the nations.
9The leaders of the nations have come together
with the people of the God of Abraham.
All the rulers of the world belong to God.
He is over them all!