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Psalms 47

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 47:1, The nations are exhorted cheerfully to entertain the kingdom of Christ.

This Psalm is supposed to have been composed by Solomon on the removal of the ark into the temple, 2Chr. 7.

Verse 1

for: or, of, Psalms 46:1, *title

clap: Psalms 98:4, 2 Kings 11:12, Isaiah 55:12

shout: Psalms 47:5, Psalms 98:4, 1 Samuel 10:24, 2 Samuel 6:15, 2 Chronicles 13:15, Ezra 3:11-1 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 31:7, Zephaniah 3:14, Zechariah 4:7, Zechariah 9:9, Luke 19:37-Matthew :, Revelation 19:1, Revelation 19:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:17 - they shouted Numbers 26:11 - General 1 Chronicles 15:28 - with shouting Psalms 5:11 - shout Psalms 27:6 - joy Psalms 42:1 - the sons Psalms 62:8 - Trust Psalms 66:8 - make Psalms 98:8 - Let the floods Psalms 100:1 - Make Psalms 132:9 - shout Zechariah 2:10 - and rejoice 1 Thessalonians 4:16 - with a

Verse 2

is terrible: Psalms 65:5, Psalms 66:3-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 68:35, Psalms 76:12, Psalms 99:3, Psalms 145:6, Deuteronomy 7:21, Deuteronomy 28:58, Nehemiah 1:5, Nahum 1:6, Nahum 1:7, Revelation 6:16, Revelation 6:17

a great: Psalms 47:7, Psalms 22:27-Joel :, Psalms 95:3, Daniel 7:13, Daniel 7:14, Malachi 1:14, Matthew 28:18, Philippians 2:9-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 18:28 - the king of Assyria 2 Chronicles 20:6 - rulest not Nehemiah 9:32 - our God Psalms 97:5 - the Lord of Psalms 103:19 - his kingdom Jeremiah 20:11 - a mighty Jeremiah 48:15 - saith Daniel 5:18 - the most Zechariah 14:9 - the Lord Matthew 6:13 - thine 1 Timothy 6:15 - who Revelation 19:6 - for

Verse 3

subdue: Psalms 18:47, Psalms 81:14, Deuteronomy 33:29, *marg. Joshua 21:44, Philippians 3:21

our feet: Psalms 110:1, Joshua 10:24, Joshua 10:25, 1 Corinthians 15:25

Reciprocal: Joshua 19:51 - These are Judges 4:23 - General Psalms 49:14 - upright Psalms 65:5 - terrible

Verse 4

choose: Deuteronomy 11:12, Jeremiah 3:19, Ezekiel 20:6, Matthew 25:34, 1 Corinthians 3:22, 1 Corinthians 3:23, Ephesians 1:18, 1 Peter 1:4

excellency: Psalms 16:3, Isaiah 60:15, Amos 6:8, Amos 8:7, Nahum 2:2

whom: Deuteronomy 7:6-Ruth :, Deuteronomy 33:3, Hosea 14:4, Malachi 1:2, Ephesians 2:4, Ephesians 2:5, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:1 - Bethel Joshua 18:10 - before the Lord Joshua 19:51 - These are Psalms 136:22 - General Ecclesiastes 6:12 - who knoweth

Verse 5

God: Psalms 24:7-2 Samuel :, Psalms 68:17-:, Psalms 68:24, Psalms 68:25, Psalms 68:33, Luke 24:51-2 Thessalonians :, Acts 1:5-1 Kings :, Ephesians 4:8-2 Samuel :, 1 Timothy 3:16

with a shout: Psalms 78:65, Numbers 23:21, 2 Samuel 6:15, 1 Chronicles 15:28

sound: Psalms 81:3, Psalms 150:3, Numbers 10:1-2 Samuel :, Joshua 6:5, 1 Chronicles 15:24, 1 Chronicles 16:42, 1 Corinthians 15:52, 1 Thessalonians 4:16, Revelation 8:6-1 Chronicles :, Revelation 11:15

Reciprocal: Judges 13:20 - when the flame 2 Samuel 6:5 - David 2 Kings 9:13 - blew with trumpets 1 Chronicles 13:8 - David 2 Chronicles 13:15 - as the men Ezra 3:11 - shouted Psalms 47:1 - shout Psalms 68:18 - ascended Psalms 98:6 - trumpets Psalms 100:1 - Make Isaiah 27:13 - the great Daniel 7:13 - and they Zephaniah 3:14 - shout John 14:28 - If

Verse 6

to God: Psalms 96:1, Psalms 96:2, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2, Psalms 149:1-Leviticus :, Exodus 15:21, 1 Chronicles 16:9, 1 Chronicles 29:20, Isaiah 12:4-Joshua :, Ephesians 5:18-Proverbs :

our King: Psalms 145:1, Isaiah 33:22, Zechariah 9:9, Matthew 25:34, Matthew 27:37

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:15 - with shouting Nehemiah 12:40 - General Psalms 5:2 - my King Psalms 9:11 - Sing Psalms 66:2 - General Psalms 95:1 - sing Psalms 98:6 - the king Psalms 105:2 - Sing unto Psalms 147:7 - General Hosea 13:10 - I will be thy king Mark 14:26 - sung Colossians 3:16 - singing Colossians 3:23 - whatsoever 1 Timothy 1:17 - the King

Verse 7

King: Psalms 47:2, Psalms 47:8, Zechariah 14:9, Revelation 11:15

sing: 1 Corinthians 14:14, 1 Corinthians 14:15, Colossians 3:16

with understanding: or, every one that hath understanding

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 10:28 - every one Psalms 5:2 - my King Psalms 9:11 - Sing Psalms 22:28 - General Psalms 48:2 - the city Psalms 66:2 - General Psalms 95:1 - sing Psalms 98:6 - the king Psalms 103:1 - all that Psalms 105:2 - Sing unto Psalms 147:7 - General Isaiah 2:16 - the ships Hosea 13:10 - I will be thy king Matthew 6:13 - thine Mark 14:26 - sung Ephesians 5:19 - making Colossians 3:23 - whatsoever Revelation 19:6 - for

Verse 8

reigneth: Psalms 22:27-Joel :, Psalms 93:1, Psalms 96:10, Psalms 97:1, Psalms 99:1, Psalms 110:6, 1 Chronicles 16:31, Revelation 19:6

throne: Psalms 9:4, Psalms 45:6, Psalms 45:7, Psalms 48:1, Psalms 89:14, Psalms 94:20, Hebrews 4:16, Revelation 20:11

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 20:6 - rulest not Psalms 22:28 - General Psalms 47:7 - King Psalms 48:2 - the city Ezekiel 43:7 - the place of my throne Ephesians 5:19 - making

Verse 9

The princes: etc. or, The voluntary of the people are gathered unto the people of, etc. Psalms 72:7-1 Samuel :, Psalms 110:2, Psalms 110:3, Genesis 49:10, Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 60:4, Isaiah 60:5, Isaiah 66:19, Isaiah 66:20, Romans 11:25

the God: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Exodus 3:6, Exodus 3:15, Isaiah 41:8-2 Samuel :, Matthew 22:32, Romans 4:11, Romans 4:12, Galatians 3:29

shields: Psalms 89:18, Proverbs 30:5, *marg.

he is: Psalms 46:10

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:38 - chief 1 Chronicles 29:11 - exalted Psalms 68:27 - princes Psalms 84:11 - shield Hosea 4:18 - rulers Hebrews 4:9 - people Hebrews 11:25 - the people

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 47". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-47.html.