Psalms 48 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 48


Psalms 48:1

Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, in his holy mountain.

Psalms 48:2

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, The city of the great King.

Psalms 48:3

God hath made himself known in her palaces for a refuge.

Psalms 48:4

For, lo, the kings assembled themselves, They passed by together.

Psalms 48:5

They saw it, then were they amazed; They were dismayed, they hasted away.

Psalms 48:6

Trembling took hold of them there, Pain, as of a woman in travail.

Psalms 48:7

With the east wind Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish.

Psalms 48:8

As we have heard, so have we seen In the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. [Selah

Psalms 48:9

We have thought on thy lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of thy temple.

Psalms 48:10

As is thy name, O God, So is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: Thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalms 48:11

Let mount Zion be glad, Let the daughters of Judah rejoice, Because of thy judgments.

Psalms 48:12

Walk about Zion, and go round about her; Number the towers thereof;

Psalms 48:13

Mark ye well her bulwarks; Consider her palaces: That ye may tell it to the generation following.

Psalms 48:14

For this God is our God for ever and ever: He will be our guide [even] unto death.

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