God Our King

1 For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.
Clap your hands, all you peoples;(A)
shout to God with a jubilant cry.(B)
2
For Yahweh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring,
a great King over all the earth.(C)
3
He subdues peoples under us
and nations under our feet.(D)
4
He chooses for us our inheritance—
the pride of Jacob, whom He loves.(E)Selah
5
God ascends among shouts of joy,
the Lord, among the sound of trumpets.(F)
6
Sing praise to God, sing praise;
sing praise to our King, sing praise!(G)
7
Sing a song of wisdom,(a)
for God is King of all the earth.(H)
8
God reigns over the nations;
God is seated on His holy throne.(I)
9
The nobles of the peoples have assembled
with the people of the God of Abraham.(J)
For the leaders(b) of the earth belong to God;
He is greatly exalted.(K)

Footnotes:

a. Psalm 47:7: Hb a Maskil
b. Psalm 47:9: Lit shields

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