New English Translation
For the music director; by the Korahites; a psalm.
1 All you nations, clap your hands! Shout out to God in celebration!
2 For the sovereign LORD is awe-inspiring; he is the great king who rules the whole earth!
3 He subdued nations beneath us and countries under our feet.
4 He picked out for us a special land to be a source of pride for Jacob, whom he loves. (Selah)
5 God has ascended his throne amid loud shouts; the LORD has ascended his throne amid the blaring of ram's horns.
6 Sing to God! Sing! Sing to our king! Sing!
7 For God is king of the whole earth! Sing a well-written song!
8 God reigns over the nations! God sits on his holy throne!
9 The nobles of the nations assemble, along with the people of the God of Abraham, for God has authority over the rulers of the earth. He is highly exalted!
King James Version
To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.
1 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
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. Selah.
5 God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
6 Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.
7 For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.
8 God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.
9 The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted.