Norzi decides in favour of it, and Biesenthal has also adopted it in his edition of the Psalter (1837), which in other respects is a reproduction of Heidenheim's text.). Let his sovereignty be the fount of gladness. He never ceases to be good, let us never cease to be grateful. Leave me a comment in the box below. Sing praises, &c. — These words are repeated four times in this verse, to show how vehemently desirous the psalmist was that God might have his due praise and glory: and of what great necessity and importance it was to men to perform this great, though much neglected duty; unto our king — For so he is in an especial manner. For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise. 7 For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise. Unto the ends of the earth will Jahve make an end of waging war; and since He has no pleasure in war in general, much less in war waged against His own people, all the implements of war He in part breaks to pieces and in part consigns to the flames (cf. Yahweh, the “Most High” … Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises. 8 God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne. (Note: Nevertheless מפעלות אלהים is also found here as a various reading that goes back to the time of the Talmud. He asks not slaves to grace his throne; he is no despot; singing is fit homage for a monarch so blessed and gracious. View all posts by Susan Barnes. Psalms in 30 Days. Open and Unafraid: A 5-day Journey Through the Psalms [Psalms] Why We Need to Sing. sing praises; sing praises unto our King, sing praises: who was then made Lord and Christ, declared King of saints, and crowned with glory and honour; the repetition of the phrase sing praises denotes frequency, constancy, fervency, and great devotion in the performance of this service; and that the ascension of Christ, the occasion of it, is of the greatest moment and importance, and requires it to be performed in such a manner. Daily Nugget: “Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises. sing … praises with understanding—literally, "sing and play an instructive (Psalm)." Writer of inspirational articles, book reviews, and devotional thoughts on Bible passages. According to singer and songwriter, Keith Getty, the command to sing appears over 400 times in Scripture. Video Devotions from Psalm 46. There is … However, as we listen to the worship leader and those around us singing praises to God we can allow the words and music to sink into our hearts so that it inspires us to join in. What jubilation is here, when five times over the whole earth is called upon to sing to God! Ps 47:6-9 . With this admonition, which is both warning and threatening at the same time, the nations are dismissed; but the church yet once more boasts that Jahve Tsebaoth is its God and its stronghold. Cease, cries He (Psalm 46:10) to the nations, from making war upon my people, and know that I am God, the invincible One, - invincible both in Myself and in My people, - who will be acknowledged in My exaltation by all the world. Refuge and Strength, verses 1-3. Free Reading Plans and Devotionals related to Psalm 47:6. Ps 47:6-9. Let all hearts that own his sceptre sing and sing on for ever, for there is everlasting reason for thanksgiving while we dwell under the shadow of such a throne. Strange that we should need so much urging to attend to so heavenly an exercise. Elsewhere in Psalms, we’re told to make a joyful noise and it really doesn’t matter to God whether we’re in tune or not! devotional thoughts on Bible passages . Our spirits are then lifted as we participate in praising God. Large corporate worship is undervalued because we have forgotten the importance of a shared experience. We remember God is the king and nothing happens outside his Sovereignty. Refuge and Strength, verses 1-3. Writer of inspirational articles, book reviews, and Daily Bible Reading – May 2020 … שׁמּות does not here signify stupenda (Jeremiah 8:21), but in accordance with the phrase שׂוּם לשׁמּה, Isaiah 13:9, and frequently: devastations, viz., among the enemies who have kept the field against the city of God.