God Is King over All the Earth

Psalm 47

1 Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples!
Shout to God with the voice of triumph!
2 For the LORD Most High is awesome;
He is a great a King over all the earth.
3 b He will subdue the peoples under us,
And the nations under our feet.
4 He will choose our c inheritance for us,
The excellence of Jacob whom He loves. Selah

5 d God has gone up with a shout,
The LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises!
Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
7 e For God is the King of all the earth;
f Sing praises with understanding.

8 g God reigns over the nations;
God h sits on His i holy throne.
9 The princes of the people have gathered together,
j The people of the God of Abraham.
k For the shields of the earth belong to God;
He is greatly exalted.

  1. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 7:21
    You shall not be terrified of them; for the LORD your God, the great and awesome God, is among you.
    Nehemiah 1:5
    And I said: "I pray, LORD God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love You and observe Your commandments.
    Psalms 76:12
    He shall cut off the spirit of princes; He is awesome to the kings of the earth.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 18:47
    It is God who avenges me, And subdues the peoples under me.
  3. Cross References
    1 Peter 1:4
    To an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 68:24
    They have seen Your procession, O God, The procession of my God, my King, into the sanctuary.
    Psalms 68:25
    The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; Among them were the maidens playing timbrels.
  5. Cross References
    Zechariah 14:9
    And the LORD shall be King over all the earth. In that day it shall be - "The LORD is one," And His name one.
  6. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 14:15
    What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding.
  7. Cross References
    1 Chronicles 16:31
    Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; And let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns.
  8. Cross References
    Psalms 97:2
    Clouds and darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 48:1
    Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised In the city of our God, In His holy mountain.
  10. Cross References
    Romans 4:11
    And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while still uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they are uncircumcised, that righteousness might be imputed to them also.
    Romans 4:12
    And the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also walk in the steps of the faith which our father Abraham had while still uncircumcised.
  11. Cross References
    Psalms 89:18
    For our shield belongs to the LORD, And our king to the Holy One of Israel.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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