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Picture of Psalm 48: The City of the Great King on Mount Zion (Fortified city of Jerusalem, protected by the Lord)

The City of the Great King on Mount Zion

A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah.

1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

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2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

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3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge.

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4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.

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

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6 Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.

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7 Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.

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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 it for ever. Selah.

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9 We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

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

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11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.

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12 Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof.

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13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.

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14 For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death. H · G · S  unto death


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