Praise to God, the Ruler of the Earth
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.
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 aKing over all the earth.
3 bHe will subdue the peoples under us,
And the nations under our feet.
4 He will choose our cinheritance for us,
The excellence of Jacob whom He loves.
5 dGod 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 eFor God is the King of all the earth;
fSing praises with understanding.
8 gGod reigns over the nations;
God hsits on His iholy throne.
9 The princes of the people have gathered together,
jThe people of the God of Abraham.
kFor the shields of the earth belong to God;
He is greatly exalted.
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