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Psalm 48 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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The Beauty and Glory of Zion.

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A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah.
Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised,
In the city of our God, in his holy mountain.
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Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,
Is mount Zion, on the sides of the north,
The city of the great King.
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God hath made himself known in her palaces for a refuge.
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For, lo, the kings assembled themselves,
They passed by together.
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They saw it, then were they amazed;
They were dismayed, they hasted away.
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Trembling took hold of them there,
Pain, as of a woman in travail.
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With the east wind
Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish.
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As we have heard, so have we seen
In the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God:
God will establish it for ever.
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We have thought on thy lovingkindness, O God,
In the midst of thy temple.
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As is thy name, O God,
So is thy praise unto the ends of the earth:
Thy right hand is full of righteousness.
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Let mount Zion be glad,
Let the daughters of Judah rejoice,
Because of thy judgments.
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Walk about Zion, and go round about her;
Number the towers thereof;
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Mark ye well her bulwarks;
Consider her palaces:
That ye may tell it to the generation following.
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For this God is our God for ever and ever:
He will be our guide even unto death.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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