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Psalm 46 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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God Is Our Fortress

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 - To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.[fn] A Song.
God is our refuge and strength,
a very present[fn] help in trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:2 - Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way,
though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:3 - though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:4 - There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy habitation of the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:5 - God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved;
God will help her when morning dawns.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:6 - The nations rage, the kingdoms totter;
he utters his voice, the earth melts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:7 - The LORD of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:8 - Come, behold the works of the LORD,
how he has brought desolations on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:9 - He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;
he breaks the bow and shatters the spear;
he burns the chariots with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:10 - “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:11 - The LORD of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
ESV Footnotes
Probably a musical or liturgical term
Or well proved

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