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Psalm 46 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 - For the choir director: A song of the descendants of Korah, to be sung by soprano voices.[fn]

God is our refuge and strength,
always ready to help in times of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:2 - So we will not fear when earthquakes come
and the mountains crumble into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:3 - Let the oceans roar and foam.
Let the mountains tremble as the waters surge!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:4 - A river brings joy to the city of our God,
the sacred home of the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:5 - God dwells in that city; it cannot be destroyed.
From the very break of day, God will protect it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:6 - The nations are in chaos,
and their kingdoms crumble!
God’s voice thunders,
and the earth melts!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:7 - The LORD of Heaven’s Armies is here among us;
the God of Israel[fn] is our fortress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:8 - Come, see the glorious works of the LORD:
See how he brings destruction upon the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:9 - He causes wars to end throughout the earth.
He breaks the bow and snaps the spear;
he burns the shields with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:10 - “Be still, and know that I am God!
I will be honored by every nation.
I will be honored throughout the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:11 - The LORD of Heaven’s Armies is here among us;
the God of Israel is our fortress.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew according to alamoth.
Hebrew of Jacob; also in 46:11. See note on 44:4.

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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For more information on this translation, see the NLT Preface.

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