Psalms

Psalm 48 ©

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aA Song and Psalm 1for the sons of Korah.

a Pss. 30,42, titles.
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GREAT is bthe LORD, and greatly to be praised in the ccity of our God, in the dmountain of his holiness.

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eBeautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the fsides of the north, the city of the ggreat King.

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God his known in her palaces for a refuge.

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For, ilo, jthe kings were assembled, they passed by together.

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They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and khasted away.

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Fear ltook hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in *travail.

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Thou mbreakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.

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As nwe have heard, so have we seen in othe city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our pGod: God will establish it for ever. Selah.

o v.1,2. Mat. 5.35. Is. 60.14.
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We qhave thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

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rAccording to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: sthy right hand is full of righteousness.

r Jos. 7.9. Ps. 113.3. v.1. Ps. 111.9; 113.3; 65.1,2; 126.1-3. Is. 12.4-6. De. 28.58.
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Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, tbecause of thy judgments.

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Walk uabout Zion, and go round about her: vtell the towers thereof.

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2Mark ye well her *bulwarks, 3consider her palaces; that ye may tell it wto the generation following.

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For xthis God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.