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Psalm 48 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Zion Exalted

A song. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

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The LORD is great and highly praised

in the city of our God.

His holy mountain,

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rising splendidly,

is the joy of the whole earth.

Mount Zion ​— ​the summit of Zaphon ​— ​

is the city of the great King.

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God is known as a stronghold

in its citadels.

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Look! The kings assembled;

they advanced together.

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They looked and froze with fear;

they fled in terror.

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Trembling seized them there,

agony like that of a woman in labor,

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as you wrecked the ships of Tarshish

with the east wind.

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Just as we heard, so we have seen

in the city of the LORD of Armies,

in the city of our God;

God will establish it forever.Selah

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God, within your temple,

we contemplate your faithful love.

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Like your name, God, so your praise

reaches to the ends of the earth;

your right hand is filled with justice.

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Mount Zion is glad.

Judah’s villages[fn] rejoice

because of your judgments.

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Go around Zion, encircle it;

count its towers,

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note its ramparts; tour its citadels

so that you can tell a future generation:

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“This God, our God forever and ever —

he will always lead us.”[fn]

CSB Footnotes
Lit daughters
Some Hb mss, LXX; other Hb mss read over death
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Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

CSB Front Matter also provided.

 
 
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