On Rosh Hashanah (Leviticus Rabbah 29:3). In Latin, it is known as "Omnes gentes plaudite manibus". -------------------- When? Historical Books God reigns over the nations: God is seated on his holy throne. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Poetical Books (P)9 The nobles of the nations assemble    as the people of the God of Abraham,for the kings[c] of the earth belong to God;(Q)    he is greatly exalted.(R). He is not an empty or ceremonial ruler. This is why so many psalms are prayers calling for God to rise up and defend. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. This is a message of hope to the holy ones of God. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. KJV Psalm 47:1 O clap your hands, all [ye people/peoples/you nations]; Minor Prophets Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. The New Testament Wisdom Literature In verse 5 we read that God has ascended with a shout. God continued this conquering of people while the people remained in the covenant relationship with him. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. It can also be performed in a reduced version with guitar accompaniment. Luke-Acts The psalm and selected verses were set to music often, focusing on the call to clap and sing, and related to the line "God is gone up with a shout" which has been related to the Ascension of Jesus. Written by David or Ezra, and placed as a preface to the Psalms ... 47: 2Ch 7:10: On the removal of the ark into the temple Therefore, we need to clap our hands. The first five verses describe God subjugating the peoples while the last four verses describe God as king over the earth. This likely is a reference to the glory of God rising up (same Hebrew word), to which to ark of the covenant would be lifted up and the people would shout and follow the cloud of God till it stopped. The Book of Psalms has several different authors and the content was written over an extended period of time. There is debate as to exactly what this means. David didn’t write the book of Psalms. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point We are a nondenominational congregation of Christians located in West Palm Beach aiming to be faithful in every way to Jesus Christ. his thoughts naturally turned even in connection with his own deep distress. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. God is not described as asleep, but sitting on the holy throne reigning over the peoples. But the Jews believed that the ultimate fulfillment of these words would be found in the Messiah. In 1904, Florent Schmitt composed a setting for soprano solo, choir, organ and orchestra, called Psaume XLVII. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a This verse can be translated, "God ascends with a teruah", teruah being a reference to the sound of the shofar.[8]. This page was last edited on 26 November 2020, at 14:20. God is king. God subdues the nations and chooses his people when his people remain in agreement with him. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Psalm_47&oldid=990785987, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, כָּל־הָ֖עַמִּים תִּקְעוּ־כָ֑ף הָרִ֥יעוּ לֵֽ֜אלֹהִ֗ים בְּק֣וֹל רִנָּֽה, כִּי־יְ֖הֹוָה עֶלְי֣וֹן נוֹרָ֑א מֶ֥לֶךְ גָּ֜ד֗וֹל עַל־כָּל־הָאָֽרֶץ, יַדְבֵּ֣ר עַמִּ֣ים תַּחְתֵּ֑ינוּ וּ֜לְאֻמִּ֗ים תַּ֣חַת רַגְלֵֽינוּ, יִבְחַר־לָ֥נוּ אֶת־נַֽחֲלָתֵ֑נוּ אֶ֥ת גְּא֨וֹן יַֽעֲקֹ֖ב אֲשֶׁר־אָהֵ֣ב סֶֽלָה, עָלָ֣ה אֱ֖לֹהִים בִּתְרוּעָ֑ה יְ֜הֹוָ֗ה בְּק֣וֹל שׁוֹפָֽר, זַמְּר֣וּ אֱלֹהִ֣ים זַמֵּ֑רוּ זַמְּר֖וּ לְמַלְכֵּ֣נוּ זַמֵּֽרוּ, כִּ֚י מֶ֣לֶךְ כָּל־הָאָ֣רֶץ אֱלֹהִ֑ים זַמְּר֥וּ מַשְׂכִּֽיל, מָלַ֣ךְ אֱ֖לֹהִים עַל־גּוֹיִ֑ם אֱ֜לֹהִ֗ים יָשַׁ֚ב | עַל־כִּסֵּ֬א קָדְשֽׁוֹ, נְדִ֘יבֵ֚י עַמִּ֨ים | נֶֽאֱסָ֗פוּ עַם֘ אֱלֹהֵ֪י אַבְרָ֫הָ֥ם כִּ֥י לֵ֖אלֹהִֽים מָֽגִנֵּי־אֶ֗רֶץ מְאֹ֣ד נַֽעֲלָֽה. Following is the Hebrew text of Psalm 47: Psalm 47 is recited seven times prior to the shofar blowing on Rosh Hashanah. It is fascinating to me that in the midst of all this description of God ruling is the imagery of God ascending (Psalm 47:5). Johannine Writings