The nobles of the peoples have assembled
with the people of the God of Abraham.(A)
For the leaders[a] of the earth belong to God;
he is greatly exalted.(B)

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  1. 47:9 Lit shields

The nobles of the nations assemble
    as the people of the God of Abraham,
for the kings[a] of the earth belong to God;(A)
    he is greatly exalted.(B)

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  1. Psalm 47:9 Or shields

“I am the Lord. I have called you
for a righteous purpose,[a](A)
and I will hold you by your hand.(B)
I will watch over you, and I will appoint you
to be a covenant for the people(C)
and a light to the nations,(D)

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  1. 42:6 Or you by my righteousness; lit you in righteousness

“I, the Lord, have called(A) you in righteousness;(B)
    I will take hold of your hand.(C)
I will keep(D) you and will make you
    to be a covenant(E) for the people
    and a light(F) for the Gentiles,(G)

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and many nations will come and say,(A)
“Come, let’s go up to the mountain of the Lord,(B)
to the house of the God of Jacob.
He will teach us about his ways(C)
so we may walk in his paths.”
For instruction will go out of Zion(D)
and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

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Many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,(A)
    to the temple of the God of Jacob.(B)
He will teach us(C) his ways,(D)
    so that we may walk in his paths.”
The law(E) will go out from Zion,
    the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

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