Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. And in this point of view it is a beautiful prophecy of a glorious event. BibliographyTrapp, John. Shout unto God, with the voice of triumph] Heb. Psalm 47:1, KJV: "{To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.} 1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world, both low and high, rich and poor alike: My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding. Answer: In speaking of God’s victory over His enemies, Psalm 68:18 says, in part, “You ascended on high, leading a host of captives in your train and receiving gifts among men” (ESV). 2 God is our refuge and our strength,. Verse 1. Today we shall be studying psalm 150, meaning verse by verse. All ye people. 1 For the leader. Psalm 37 is the 37th psalm of the Book of Psalms. It would be unnatural for those who are subdued and brought to submit by force and fear to leap for joy. Ver. ), we may admit; but we can scarcely understand how the peoples should have been invited to clap their hands at their own humiliating defeat. All nations, not only Jews, but Gentiles; for all of them either had or might have benefit by the ark, upon their addresses to God there, and especially by Christ and his ascension. A psalm. Division. Yes, it is a comforting Psalm, so I guess I can see why it's recited at graveside services. God is our refuge and strength—He dwells in His city, does marvelous things, and says, Be still and know that I am God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/psalms-47.html. Yet many atheists throughout history have had a very high level of intelligence. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. Verse 1. Verse 1-4. O clap your hands, all ye people, Meaning the Gentiles more especially; see Psalm 117:1 compared with Romans 15:9; who had reason to rejoice and be glad, since the ascended Lord and King here spoken of was given to be their Saviour, was the propitiation for their sins, and had given himself a ransom price for them; and now the Gospel was preached among them, by an order from him after his resurrection; and upon his ascension gifts were bestowed on his apostles, qualifying them for it; when many of them were converted by it, and were made partakers of the same grace and privileges with the Jews that believed in Christ, and were formed into Gospel churches. concerning Christ’s kingdom, and the benefits thereby, concerneth us as much, or rather more than that ancient people. As Jehoshaphat was "in the forefront" of the returning people (2 Chronicles 20:27), so "Yahweh with the sound of a trumpet went up" to His earthly temple (Psalms 47:5). 47 x Clap your hands, all peoples! Even now if they did but know it, it is the best hope of all nations that Jehovah ruleth over them. According to alamoth.. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". A Psalm of w the Sons of Korah. Verse 1. Verse 1. Of the Sons of Korah. Psalm definition is - a sacred song or poem used in worship; especially : one of the biblical hymns collected in the Book of Psalms. BibliographyCoke, Thomas. Many nations were tributary to David, and to his son Solomon; but while they were so, they ceased not, at the same time, to murmur, and bore impatiently the yoke which was imposed upon them, so far were they from giving thanks to God with joyful and cheerful hearts. Kyle Yates, one of the translators of the RSV, is as knowledgeable as anyone in this generation; and he flatly declared that, "There is no direct evidence that such a festival took place in pre-Exilic days. Verse 1. # Ps. The Mighty One is seated peacefully on his throne. Shout unto God with the voice of triumph. John Trapp Complete Commentary. KJV: King James Version . 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.) : ג … Psalm 23 is a well-known and oft quoted Psalm most often associated with death. Cheerfully, Clap your hands, for this is a sign of inward joy, Universally: "O clap you hands, all ye people.". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/psalms-47.html. "He subdueth peoples under us... under our feet", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Shout unto God, with the voice of triumph, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. 2 God is our refuge and our strength,. # 2 Kgs. However, I personally feel this is a fallacy. (Calmet) --- The Fathers explain it of the propagation and peace of the Church. Compare 2 Samuel 6:15; 1 Chronicles 15:28; Job 39:25; Zechariah 4:7; Exodus 32:18; Isaiah 12:6; Isaiah 42:11; Isaiah 44:23; Jeremiah 50:15. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/psalms-47.html. Such expressions of pious and devout affection as to some may seem indecent and imprudent, yet ought not to be hastily censured and condemned, much less ridiculed; because if they come from an upright heart, God will accept the strength of the affection, and excuse the weakness of the expressions of it. O clap your hands, all ye people — All ye tribes of Israel, or, rather, all nations, not only Jews but Gentiles; for all of them would, or might have benefit, if not by the removal of the ark to mount Zion, or to the temple, yet by that which was represented thereby, the ascension of the Messiah into heaven. Used by Permission. for, or, of. To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". Psalm 1 3 Meaning: Well, we’ve seen the activities engaged in by the blessed man and the one who is opposed to God.We’re now going to get a look at the life of these two representative individuals. 1. 95 HE WILL COVER HIM WITH HIS FEATHERS, AND UNDER HIS WINGS HE WILL BE SECURE, FOR HIS TRUTH WILL BE SHIELD AND DEFENSE’ Interpretation: The meaning of these verses is very explicit and easy to understand. 1865-1868. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/psalms-47.html. Besides, the inspired writer does not here treat of some common or ordinary blessings of God; but of such blessings as will fill the whole world with incredible joy, and stir up the minds of all men to celebrate the praises of God. The voice of melody is not so much to be uttered with the tongue, as with the hands; that it, it is our deeds not our words, by which God is here to be praised. Psalm 47 1 Psalm 47 For the director of music. Doubtless, the chief musician, as he was commissioned with so many sacred songs, felt that the more the merrier. There are doubtless times when loud shouts, as expressive of joy, are proper. In so short a Psalm, there is no need of any other division than that indicated by the musical pause at the end of Psalms 47:4 . Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". 2 Kings 11:12 And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown on him, and … ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Psalms 47:1 Context. or at least of the Holy Ghost, in this Psalm; as will plainly appear from the words and matter of it. To him that presides; a Psalm of the sons of Korah. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/psalms-47.html. "[5] There never was, even in Babylon, a more pagan notion than this. GOD A STRONG REFUGE ‘God is our refuge and strength.’ Psalms 46:1. Of the Sons of Korah. 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.) O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.#for: or, of For the Lord most high is terrible; he is a great King o WORKS WRITTEN ABOUT THE FORTY-SEVENTH PSALM IN SPURGEON'S DAY. Studying the psalms has been really enjoyable for me, because there’s always something new. "[4] Despite this, Interpreters Bible actually entitled this psalm as, "A Psalm of Yahweh's Enthronement. 1685. "The glory of Jacob whom he loved" (Psalms 47:4). 3:19 Clap your hands, all peoples! Men may not like this, or accept it as a fact; but it is true anyway. Hebrew, 'peoples' (Isaiah 55:12). The only organization of the psalm which we find is indicated by the word "Selah," which divides the first four verses from the last five. BibliographyClarke, Adam. 3 The LORD keeps and preserves him,. 1. Psalm 47:1-9 C. Clemance That it is possible this psalm may have been penned immediately after some specific victory, such as that of Jehoshaphat over the formidable combination of peoples that came up against him ( 2 Chronicles 20 . 4 He chose our c heritage for us, d the pride of Jacob whom he loves. 42, titlethe Sons of Korah. makes him blessed in the land, and does not betray him to his enemies. True happiness entails rejecting the ways of the wicked and accepting the way of the Waymaker -- not living life according to our own selections, but according to God's directions. y Shout to God with loud songs of joy! "He chooseth our inheritance for us" (Psalms 47:4). O clap your hands, all ye people - Let both Jews and Gentiles magnify the Lord: the Jews, for being delivered from the Babylonish captivity; the Gentiles, for being called to enter into the glorious liberty of the children of God. Version. "This word has a misleading connotation in our day. Proud member 3:19 Clap your hands, all peoples! Jews and Gentiles are here jointly called upon joyfully to praise their Redeemer. PSALM 47. As the hart panteth after the water brooks Either through a natural thirst that creature is said to have; or through the heat of the summer season; and especially when hunted by dogs, it betakes itself to rivers of water, partly to make its escape, and partly to extinguish its thirst, and refresh itself. To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. Of the Sons of Korah. O clap your hands, all ye people - for joy. See App-65. Psalm 47:1, ESV: "To the choirmaster. What he adds a little after, that all nations were brought into subjection to Israel, must, therefore, necessarily be understood not of slavish subjection, but of a subjection which is more excellent, and more to be desired, than all the kingdoms of the world. 11:12; Isa. 2 How awesome is the LORD Most High, the great King over all the earth! This book of Psalm like many others is written by King David, the ruler of Israel, the man after God’s own heart and the greatest King that ever graced the earth. God's service is such delight that it cannot weary us; and that choicest part of it, the singing of his praises, is so pleasurable that we cannot have too much of it. Yes, we accept the theory that this psalm was written to commemorate the special delivery of God's people from Sennacherib in 701 B.C. 1832. If this is written during a time of war, which it most likely is, God is commanding them to “stop fighting” and open their eyes to who He is. Referring to the time of Hezekiah. "[2] The same scholar added that, "In its prophetic aspect, this Psalm finds its fulfilment in the future reign of Christ on earth."[3]. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. A Psalm of #Ps. All people will be ruled by the Lord in the latter days, and all will exult in that rule; were they wise they would submit to it now, and rejoice to do so; yea, they would clap their hands in rapture at the thought. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/psalms-47.html. Title. But, its comforting elements shouldn’t be limited to a … God Is King over All the EarthTo the choirmaster. (Haydock). 55:12; Nah. It does not mean anything repulsive, but something most marvelous and attractive, calling forth our richest praises. Truth divine itself in heaven is signified by voices and lightnings, but celestial or angelic truth adjoined to divine, which is beneath or around, is signified by the voice of a trumpet; as in Zech. BibliographyHawker, Robert, D.D. This Psalm is supposed to have been composed by Solomon on the removal of the ark into the temple. 47:1 This Psalm begins with two imperatives admonishing the earth (i.e., "all peoples") to loudly rejoice. Selah. A psalm. We do not believe there ever was any such "cultic practice" among the Hebrew people, the whole conception of such a thing being founded merely in men's imagination. The prospect of the universal reign of the Prince of Peace is enough to make the tongue of the dumb sing; what will the reality be? This is a preface or introduction to the whole book of the psalmist and it describes a Blessed man, also be referred to … God’s praises are to be celebrated with all manner of cheerfulness; and we are to be vexed at the vile dulness of our hearts, that are no more affected and enlarged hereunto; seeing all causes of joy are found eminently in God, and he is so well worthy to be praised, Psalms 18:3. 3 He b subdued peoples under us, and nations under our feet. And David is inviting us to consider what a fortress is like. Selah. Psalm 46. The Lord takes care of me as his sheep; I will not be without any good thing. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the … And we’re given imagery from the domain of agriculture. "clap your hands" — BDB 1075, KB 1785, Qal imperative 2. shout to God — BDB 929, KB 1206, Hiphil imperative Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. What does this saying mean? O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of … There are three different interpretations for this chapter, listed by Baigent as, (1) "The celebration song of a recent historical victory, (2) a hymn anticipating the future establishment of the kingdom of God, and (3) a cultic enthronement hymn. "clap your hands" — BDB 1075, KB 1785, Qal imperative 2. shout to God — BDB 929, KB 1206, Hiphil imperative 931-937, there is an Exposition of this Psalm. The occasion was Jehoshaphat's bloodless victory over Moab, Ammon, Edom, and the Arabians, who combined to drive Judah out of their "inheritance" (Psalms 47:4; 2 Chronicles 20:11; Psalms 83:3-12). 1801-1803. "[1], The third so-called "interpretation" we reject altogether as being merely a recent device artificially contrived by critics as a means of excluding any reference here to the Messiah. Whether the immediate subject of this Psalm be the carrying up of the ark from the house of Obededom to Mount Zion, or the celebration of some memorable victory, it would be hard to decide. 4 He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved. "He subdueth peoples under us... under our feet" (Psalms 47:3). A Psalm. Cheerfully, Clap your hands, for this is a sign of inward joy, Nahum 3:19 . These Psalm like any other Psalm is written by King David, the ruler of Israel, the man after God's heart and the greatest King that ever graced the earth. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. 1859. Adam Clarke. a. Although this psalm makes no mention of any conditions, there were nevertheless stern and binding conditions laid down by God Himself, indicating that their "inheritance" would be taken away from them, that they would be removed from it, and scattered all over the world, unless they remained faithful to God. Ps 47:1-9. In verse 5, he talks to his own soul – to himself, really. If they cannot all speak the same tongue, the symbolic language of the hands they can all use. The Psalmist who wrote these words knew the happiness of their meaning, for the life into which God does not enter cannot be, in the deepest sense, happy. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. Shout unto God, in the worship and unto the glory of the God of Israel. 4 He chose our c heritage for us, d the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Shout unto God. 1. clap … hands … people—literally, "peoples," or "nations" (compare De 32:43; Ps 18:49; 98:9). Psalms 42:1. an ever-present help in distress. The Jewish attitude toward the Gentiles surfaces in this, namely, their desire to control and rule over them; but the Holy Spirit overruled this error on their part to prophesy the conversion of the Gentiles and their reception into God's kingdom upon full parity with the Jews, in the very next paragraph. a 3 * Thus we do not fear, though earth be shaken. Psalms 47:1-4 "Oh clap your hands, all ye peoples; Shout unto God with the voice of triumph. As Rhodes said, "In no sense (in this Psalm) is God thought to be enthroned by man through magic ritual. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". The word strength in this verse often refers to a fortress or a similar stronghold. Praise is given to God for victory, perhaps that recorded (2 Chronicles 20:20-30); and His dominions over all people, Jews and Gentiles, is asserted. Understand the meaning of Psalms 47:1 using all available Bible versions and commentary. A Psalm of #Ps. However, I personally feel this is a fallacy. In the Works of JOHN BOYS, 1626, folio, pp. 55:12; Nah. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.) "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". 95 Even as it was in him whose pattern we are to follow: "Jesus began both to do and to teach." Psalms 23:1 - (A Psalm of David.) Psalm 47 - NIV: Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". No event in the history of Israel any more demonstrated this truth than the unqualified destruction of the army of Sennacherib. "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". For centuries, this Psalm has been sung by the Jews, "In the synagogues on the Feast of Trumpets, the Jewish New Year."[6]. The Book of Psalms is the third section of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. God Is King over All the EarthTo the choirmaster. psalm 121 the meaning, Psalms 122. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". 1905. 3 The LORD keeps and preserves him,. So "the fear of God was on all the kingdoms" (cf. To time chief Musician. On the, &c., is not in Hebrew nor Eusebius, &c. It means Sunday, (St. Ambrose; Worthington) or rather Monday, being sung on that day. All rights reserved. All the tribes of Israel; for the several tribes are sometimes called several people. Faith's view of God's government is full of transport. Question: "What is the meaning of ‘captives in your train’ in Psalm 68:18?" Our ear has grown accustomed to the ring of David's compositions, and we are morally certain that we hear it in this Psalm. Psalm 47 - For the director of music. a. A psalm of David. This truth is one that gets overlooked today; but the hand of God continually moves in human history. Shout unto God with the voice of triumph. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". PSALMS 47 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page PSALM 47. Psalm 47:1 O clap your hands, all you people; shout to God with the voice of triumph. He does not excite them to carnal joy. O clap your hands, etc. Psalm 47:1 Commentaries. This Psalm can be … 1 For the leader. Psalm 45 is the 45th psalm of the Book of Psalms.In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 44 in a slightly different numbering system. To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Today we would be going through the book of Psalm 139, the meaning verse by verse. Title. For the LORD Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth. and mountains quake to the depths of the sea, Salem Media Group. ; And he brought me up out of the pit of devastation, out of the mire of clay, and set my feet upon a rock; he has established my steps. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. 1870. All ye nations, make joy with your hands/clap with your hands; sing ye heartily to God with a joyful voice.) I. Wherefore they are called upon to declare their joy and gladness by "clapping their hands"; which is a gesture expressive of exultation and joy; see Psalm 98:8, Nahum 3:19. The Psalm shows God’s knowledge of man. 4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Learn more. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". Cancel. Subject. 1983-1999. Well might the poet of the seasons bid mountains and valleys raise their joyous hymn --. To the chief musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/psalms-47.html. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/psalms-47.html. Compare the notes at Isaiah 55:12. We Americans love to be independent. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". Verse 1 BLESSED IS THE MAN WHO WALKS NOT IN THE COUNSEL OF THE WICKED NOR STAND IN THE WAY OF SINNERS.. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. American Heritage®... Psalms - definition of Psalms by The Free Dictionary. As even the doctors differ, who should dogmatise? Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. A psalm of David. Psalm 46:1–11, Amidst geo-political turbulence, divine protection and a heavenly lifeline exists for the saints. The Sons of Korah sang these Psalms, but we believe they did not write them. Or why he’s depressed and upset. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/psalms-47.html. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Let’s open our Bibles to Psalm 46 to discover the Psalm 46 meaning. Some call this the soldier’s psalm, and think it was penned in the camp, when David was hazarding his life in the high places of the field, and thus trusted God to cover his head in the day of battle. In some translations, it is phrased “cease striving.” `Awe-inspiring' is what is meant."[7]. PSALMS 47 Other translations - previous - next - meaning - Psalms - BM Home - Full Page PSALM 47. But as the ark itself was well understood by the faithful to be a type of the Messiah, surely we may conclude that the one great object of this Psalm which engaged the prophet's mind and pen, was to point to the ascension of the Lord Jesus. (St. Jerome, &c.) (Haydock) --- The subject of the former canticle is continued, in thanksgiving to God, for some signal victory, or for the peace which God afforded to his people, after the death of Cambyses. Some have applied this Psalm to Christ's ascension; but it speaks of his Second Coming. O clap your hands, all ye people - Let both Jews and Gentiles magnify the Lord: the Jews, for being delivered from the Babylonish captivity; the Gentiles, for being called to enter into the glorious liberty of the children of God. Psalms 47:1 « To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Psalm 47:1 Parallel. Vocally: Shout unto God with the voice of triumph. And from lesson […] 2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. But, its comforting elements shouldn’t be limited to a situation of grief, at least in… # 2 Kgs. Universally: "O clap you hands, all ye people." https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/psalms-47.html. We cannot agree with those who think that the sons of Korah were the authors of these Psalms; they have all the indications of David's authorship that one could expect to see. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/psalms-47.html. "E.W. O clap your hands. But we really have the divine requirement of the pursuit of holiness. Selah 5 It was used at the unction and coronation of a king, 2 Kings 11:12; and so very proper to be used on occasion of the Messiah being made or declared Lord and Christ, as he was at his ascension, Acts 2:36; shout unto God with the voice of triumph; as when triumphs are made on account of victories obtained, which was now the case; Christ having conquered sin, Satan, and the world, by his sufferings and death, and having spoiled principalities and powers, made a show of them, openly triumphing over them, when he ascended on high, and led captivity captive; and he having sent his apostles into the Gentile world with his Gospel, they were caused to triumph in him wherever they came. 3 He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet. It has the form of an acrostic Hebrew poem, and is thought to have been written by David in his old age. A song of the Korahites. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. An unexpected flood made the difference, just as an untimely rain ruined Napoleon at Waterloo. Shout unto God — Unto the glory of the God of Israel. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. And he asks himself why he’s cast down and disquieted. A Psalm for the sons of Korah. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. 1 For the leader. This, of course, was the land of Canaan which God gave to the posterity of Abraham as their inheritance. Clap your hands, all peoples! 1999. The Meaning of Psalms 46:10. makes him blessed in the land, and does not betray him to his enemies. O clap your hands, all ye people] As they used to do at their king’s coronation, 2 Kings 11:12, show your joy for and interest in Christ your King, by manifesting your righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Of the Sons of Korah. Many songs were dedicated to this leader of the chorus, but he was not overloaded thereby. Peoples, in the plural. Psalm 47:1-9. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/psalms-47.html. For the LORD Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth. 2 Blessed the one concerned for the poor; *. 3 He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". Chapter 121. (Selah)" "Jehovah Most High" (Psalms 47:2). "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". Psalm 98:4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, …. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Psalms 47:1-9.-Call to the nations to join Israel in thanksgiving for deliverance Psalms 47:1-9.-The victory (Psalms 47:1-4); the kingdom of God established over the earth, beginning with the people of the God of Abraham (Psalms 47:5-9). BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. Psalm 46 has been a joy for me to study. 2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.. 3 He shall subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet.. 4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. (Title.) A Psalm for the Sons of Korah. The joy is to extend to all nations; Israel may lead the van, but all the Gentiles are to follow in the march of triumph, for they have an equal share in that kingdom where there is neither Greek nor Jew, but Christ is all and in all. The nations are exhorted cheerfully to entertain the kingdom of Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/psalms-47.html. And I trust it will be a blessing to you as we go through it. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". (To victory, a song for the sons of Korah. "Oh clap your hands, all ye peoples; Shout unto God with the voice of triumph." Matthew Henry. clap … hands … people — literally, “peoples,” or “nations” (compare Deuteronomy 32:43; Psalm 18:49; Psalm 98:9). To him that presides; a Psalm of the sons of Korah. 1. We are referred back to Psalms 45:1-17 . Psalm 46 is the 46th psalm of the Book of Psalms, known in English by its beginning, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” in the King James Version. "Commentary on Psalms 47:1". As God addresses Israel, He is not just telling them to “be still” or “rest”. A Psalm. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. Meaning of Psalm 1 verse by verse. Psalms are usually identified by a sequence number, often preceded by the abbreviation "Ps." 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