New International Version
Let the rivers clap their hands, let the mountains sing together for joy;
King James Bible
Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together
Darby Bible Translation
Let the floods clap [their] hands; let the mountains sing for joy together,
World English Bible
Let the rivers clap their hands. Let the mountains sing for joy together.
Young's Literal Translation
Floods clap hand, together hills cry aloud,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let the floods clap their hands - נהרות neharoth, properly the rivers - possibly meaning immense continents, where only large rivers are found; thus including inland people, as well as maritime stations, and those on the sea-coasts generally; as in those early times little more than the coasts of the sea were known. The Gospel shall be preached in the most secluded nations of the world.
Let the hills be joyful - All the inhabitants of rocky and mountainous countries.
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I want to carry your minds, if I can, to-night, for a little season to that last and grandest, because the decisive victory, which shall tell out the name and fame of Jehovah in all his mighty attributes, and in all his majestic deeds, when the battle shall be over for ever, and the banner shall be furled and the sword shall be sheathed, because the last foe shall be destroyed, and placed beneath the feet of the Almighty victor; "His right hand, and his holy arm, hath him the victory." My text seems, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 9: 1863
For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
The grasslands of the wilderness overflow; the hills are clothed with gladness.
The meadows are covered with flocks and the valleys are mantled with grain; they shout for joy and sing.
You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
The seas have lifted up, LORD, the seas have lifted up their voice; the seas have lifted up their pounding waves.
Sing for joy, you heavens, for the LORD has done this; shout aloud, you earth beneath. Burst into song, you mountains, you forests and all your trees, for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, he displays his glory in Israel.
You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
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