Psalm 46[a]

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth.[b] A song.

God is our refuge(A) and strength,(B)
    an ever-present(C) help(D) in trouble.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 46:1 In Hebrew texts 46:1-11 is numbered 46:2-12.
  2. Psalm 46:1 Title: Probably a musical term

You have been a refuge(A) for the poor,(B)
    a refuge for the needy(C) in their distress,
a shelter from the storm(D)
    and a shade from the heat.
For the breath of the ruthless(E)
    is like a storm driving against a wall

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On that day the Lord will shield(A) those who live in Jerusalem, so that the feeblest(B) among them will be like David, and the house of David will be like God,(C) like the angel of the Lord going before(D) them.

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