Psalms 47:2

“For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 47:2

For the Lord most high is terrible; he is a great King ouer all the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah Most High is terrible; He is a great King over all the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord Most High is to be feared; he is a great King over all the earth.
- Basic English Bible

For Jehovah, the Most High, is terrible, a great king over all the earth.
- Darby Bible

For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh Most High is awesome. He is a great King over all the earth.
- World English Bible

For Jehovah Most High [is] fearful, A great king over all the earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(47:3) For the LORD is most high, awful; a great King over all the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 47:2

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 47:2


47:3 Subdue - He speaks this in the name of the whole church, to which all particular believers were to submit themselves in the Lord.

47:4 Chuse - He will appoint and bestow upon us. Inheritance - The presence and worship, and blessing of God. This God had chosen for the Israelites and resolved to chuse or set apart for the Gentiles. Of Jacob - Of the people of Jacob or Israel, who are frequently called Jacob, for these did actually enjoy the presence of God in his sanctuary. Loved - Not for any peculiar worth in them, but for his free love to them, as he declareth, #Deut 7:7|,8.


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