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