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Psalm 48 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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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 - God, in her palaces,
Has made Himself known as a stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:4 - For, lo, the kings assembled themselves,
They passed by together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:5 - They saw it, then they were amazed;
They were terrified, they [fn]fled in alarm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:6 - [fn]Panic seized them there,
Anguish, as of a woman in childbirth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 - With the east wind
You break the ships of Tarshish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:8 - As we have heard, so have we seen
In the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God;
God will establish her forever. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:9 - We have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God,
In the midst of Your temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 - As is Your name, O God,
So is Your praise to the ends of the earth;
Your right hand is full of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:11 - Let Mount Zion be glad,
Let the daughters of Judah rejoice
Because of Your judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:12 - Walk about Zion and go around her;
Count her towers;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - Consider her ramparts;
Go through her palaces,
That you may tell it to the next generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - For [fn]such is God,
Our God forever and ever;
He will guide us [fn]until death.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: were hurried away
Literally: Trembling
Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
Literally: this
Literally: upon; some mss and the Gr read forever

New American Standard Bible 1995
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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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