To the director. Of the sons of Koʹrah. A melody. 47 All YOU peoples, clap YOUR hands.*+Shout in triumph to God with the sound of a joyful cry.+ 2 For Jehovah, the Most High, is fear-inspiring,+A great King over all the earth.+ 3 He will subdue peoples under us+And national groups under our feet.+ 4 He will choose for us our inheritance,+The pride of Jacob, whom he has loved.+ Seʹlah. 5 God has ascended with joyful shouting,+Jehovah with the sound of the horn.*+ 6 MAKE melody to God, make melody.+Make melody to our King, make melody. 7 For God is King of all the earth;+MAKE melody, acting with discretion.*+ 8 God has become king over the nations.+God himself has taken his seat upon his holy throne.+ 9 The nobles of the peoples themselves have gathered together,+[With] the people of the God* of Abraham.+For to God the shields* of the earth belong.+He is very high in his ascent.+
^ Lit., “palm.”
^ Or, “shofar.” A ram’s horn used as a trumpet.
^ “Acting with discretion,” by rendering the Heb. participle in the pl. Heb., mas·kilʹ, sing. See 53:2 ftn, “Insight.”
^ “The people of the God,” M; LXXSyVg, “with the God.”
^ “Shields,” MT; LXX, “powerful ones”; Sy, “realms (empires)”; Vg, “strong ones.”