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Psalm 47:6–9

Sing praises to God, sing praises!

Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

For God is fthe King of all the earth;

sing praises gwith a psalm!1

God hreigns over the nations;

God sits on his holy throne.

iThe princes of the peoples gather

as the people of the God of Abraham.

For jthe shields of the earth belong to God;

he is highly exalted!

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Psalm 47:6–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

Sing praises to God, sing praises;

sing praises to our King, sing praises.

For God is the King of all the earth;

sing to him a psalm of praise.

God reigns over the nations;

God is seated on his holy throne.

The nobles of the nations assemble

as the people of the God of Abraham,

for the kings of the earth belong to God;

he is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Sing praises to God, sing praises:

Sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

For God is the King of all the earth:

Sing ye praises with understanding.

God reigneth over the heathen:

God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.

The princes of the people are gathered together,

Even the people of the God of Abraham:

For the shields of the earth belong unto God:

He is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Sing praises to God, sing praises;

sing praises to our King, sing praises!

For God is the King over all the earth.

Praise him with a psalm.

God reigns above the nations,

sitting on his holy throne.

The rulers of the world have gathered together

with the people of the God of Abraham.

For all the kings of the earth belong to God.

He is highly honored everywhere.

Psalm 47:6–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Sing praises to God, sing praises!

Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

For God is the King of all the earth;

Sing praises with understanding.

God reigns over the nations;

God sits on His holy throne.

The princes of the people have gathered together,

The people of the God of Abraham.

For the shields of the earth belong to God;

He is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Sing praises to God. Sing praises.

Sing praises to our King. Sing praises.

God is King of all the earth,

so sing a song of praise to him.

God is King over the nations.

God sits on his holy throne.

The leaders of the nations meet

with the people of the God of Abraham,

because the leaders of the earth belong to God.

He is supreme.

Psalm 47:6–9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Sing praises to God, sing praises:

Sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

For God is the King of all the earth:

Sing ye praises with understanding.

God reigneth over the nations:

God sitteth upon his holy throne.

The princes of the peoples are gathered together

To be the people of the God of Abraham;

For the shields of the earth belong unto God:

He is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Sing psalms of God, sing psalms; sing psalms unto our King, sing psalms! For God is the King of all the earth; sing psalms with understanding. God reigneth over the nations; God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness. The willing-hearted of the peoples have gathered together, with the people of the God of Abraham. For unto God belong the shields of the earth: he is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Make music to praise God. 

Play music for him! 

Make music to praise our king. 

Play music for him! 

God is the king of the whole earth. 

Make your best music for him! 

God rules the nations. 

He sits upon his holy throne. 

The influential people from the nations gather together 

as the people of the God of Abraham. 

The rulers of the earth belong to God. 

He rules everything. 

Psalm 47:6–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Sing praise to God, sing praise;

sing praise to our King, sing praise!

Sing a song of wisdom,

for God is King of all the earth.

God reigns over the nations;

God is seated on His holy throne.

The nobles of the peoples have assembled

with the people of the God of Abraham.

For the leaders of the earth belong to God;

He is greatly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Sing praises to God, sing praises;

sing praises to our King, sing praises.

For God is the king of all the earth;

sing praises with a psalm.

God is king over the nations;

God sits on his holy throne.

The princes of the peoples gather

as the people of the God of Abraham.

For the shields of the earth belong to God;

he is highly exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Sing praises to God, sing praises.

Sing praises to our king, sing praises.

For God is king of all the earth.

Sing praises with understanding.

God reigns over nations;

God sits on his holy throne.

The princes of the peoples are gathered together

with the people of Abraham’s God.

For the shields of the earth belong to God.

He is very exalted.

Psalm 47:6–9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Sing praises to God. Sing praises.

Sing praises to our King. Sing praises.

God is the King of the whole earth.

Sing a psalm of praise to him.

God rules over the nations.

He is seated on his holy throne.

The nobles of the nations come together.

They are now part of the people of the God of Abraham.

The kings of the earth belong to God.

He is greatly honored.

Psalm 47:6–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Sing praises to God, sing praises;

Sing praises to our King, sing praises.

For God is the King of all the earth;

Sing praises with a skillful psalm.

God reigns over the nations,

God sits on His holy throne.

The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham,

For the shields of the earth belong to God;

He is highly exalted.


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