Psalm 48[a]

A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah.

Great is the Lord,(A) and most worthy of praise,(B)
    in the city of our God,(C) his holy mountain.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 48:1 In Hebrew texts 48:1-14 is numbered 48:2-15.

As we have heard,
    so we have seen
in the city of the Lord Almighty,
    in the city of our God:
God makes her secure
    forever.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 48:8 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.

Glorious things are said of you,
    city of God:[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6.

Every morning(A) I will put to silence
    all the wicked(B) in the land;
I will cut off every evildoer(C)
    from the city of the Lord.(D)

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12 The one who is victorious(A) I will make a pillar(B) in the temple of my God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of my God(C) and the name of the city of my God,(D) the new Jerusalem,(E) which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name.

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