Psalms 47:4

“He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He shall chuse our inheritance for vs, the excellencie of Iacob whom hee loued. Selah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He chooses our inheritance for us, The glory of Jacob whom He loves. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He chooseth our inheritance for us, The glory of Jacob whom he loved. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will give us our heritage, the glory of Jacob who is dear to him. (Selah.)
- Basic English Bible

He hath chosen our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
- Darby Bible

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellence of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
- Webster's Bible

He chooses our inheritance for us, the glory of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
- World English Bible

He doth choose for us our inheritance, The excellency of Jacob that He loves. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(47:5) He chooseth our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob whom He loveth. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 47:4


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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