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Psalm 48 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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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, is the joy of all the earth, Mount Zion, in the far north, the city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:3 - Within her citadels God has shown himself a sure defense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:4 - For lo, the kings assembled, they came on together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:5 - As soon as they saw it, they were astounded, they were in panic, they took to flight;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:6 - trembling took hold of them there, anguish as of a woman in travail.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 - By the east wind thou didst shatter 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, which God establishes for ever. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:9 - We have thought on thy steadfast love, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 - As thy name, O God, so thy praise reaches to the ends of the earth. Thy right hand is filled with victory;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:11 - let Mount Zion be glad! Let the daughters of Judah rejoice because of thy judgments!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:12 - Walk about Zion, go round about her, number her towers,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - consider well her ramparts, go through her citadels; that you may tell the next generation
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - that this is God, our God for ever and ever. He will be our guide for ever.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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