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Psalm 48 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Beauty and Glory of Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:1 - A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised
In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,
Is Mount Zion in the far north,
The city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:3 - In its palaces,
God has made Himself known as a stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:4 - For, behold, the kings arrived,
They passed by together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:5 - They saw it, then they were amazed;
They were terrified, they fled in a hurry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:6 - [fn]Panic seized them there,
Anguish, as that of a woman in childbirth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 - With the east wind
You smash the ships of Tarshish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:8 - Just as we have heard, so have we seen
In the city of the LORD of armies, in the city of our God;
God will establish her forever. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:9 - We have thought over Your goodness, God,
In the midst of Your temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 - As is Your name, God,
So is Your praise to the ends of the earth;
Your right hand is full of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:11 - Mount Zion shall be glad,
The daughters of Judah shall rejoice
Because of Your judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:12 - Walk around Zion and encircle her;
Count her towers;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - Consider her ramparts;
Go through her palaces,
So that you may tell of her to the next generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - For [fn]such is God,
Our God forever and ever;
He will lead us [fn]until death.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit Trembling
Lit this
Lit upon; some mss and LXX forever

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