1 «To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.» OHere is figured Christ to whom all his should give willing obedience, and who would show himself terrible to the wicked.clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
2 For the Lord is high, and terrible: a great King ouer all the earth.
3 He shallHe has made the Jews who were the keepers of the law and prophets, schoolmasters to the Gentiles, that they would with gladness obey them.subdue the people under us, and the nations under our feet.
4 He shall chooseGod has chosen us above all other nations, to enjoy a most glorious inheritance.our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
5 God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with theHe alludes to the trumpets that were blown at solemn feasts: but he further signifies the triumph of Christ and his glorious ascension into the heavens.sound of a trumpet.
6 Sing prayses to God, sing prayses: sing prayses vnto our King, sing prayses.
7 For God [is] the King of all the earth: sing ye praises withHe requires that understanding be joined with singing, lest the Name of God be profaned with vain crying.understanding.
8 God reigneth ouer the heathen: God sitteth vpon his holy throne.
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: heHe praises God's highness, for that he joins the great princes of the world (whom he calls shields) to the fellowship of his Church.is greatly exalted.