Tehillim 48 Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)
48 (Shir. Mizmor. Of the Bnei Korach.) Gadol is Hashem, and greatly to be praised in the Ir Eloheinu, in His Har Kodesh.
2 (3) Yafeh in its loftiness, the joy of kol ha’aretz, is Mt Tziyon, on the sides of the north, the City of Melech Rav.
3 (4) Elohim is in her citadels, known as her fortress.
4 (5) For, hinei, the melachim were assembled, they advanced together.
5 (6) They saw, and ken (thus) they marvelled; they were troubled, and fled.
6 (7) Trembling took hold upon them sham (there), and pain, as of a woman in labor.
7 (8) Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
8 (9) As we have heard, so have we seen in the Ir Hashem Tzvaos, in the Ir Eloheinu; Elohim will establish it ad olam. Selah.
9 (10) We meditate on Thy chesed, O Elohim, in the midst of Thy Heikhal.
10 (11) According to Thy Shem, O Elohim, so is Thy tehillah unto the ends of ha’aretz; Thy right hand is full of tzedek.
11 (12) Let Mt Tziyon rejoice, let the Banot Yehudah (Daughters of Judah) be glad, because of Thy mishpatim.
12 (13) Walk about Tziyon, and go around her; count the towers thereof.
13 (14) Mark ye well her ramparts, consider her citadels; that ye may tell it to the dor acharon.
14 (15) For this Elohim is Eloheinu olam vaed; He will be our guide even unto death. [T.N. Notice v.8(9)-9(10) in Psa 49, which tells why Moshiach can not be a mere man, in which case he could not redeem another, or be Hashem’s Isa 53 redemption lamb or the Isa 53 sa’ir l’azazel kapporah.]
Psalm 48 New International Version (NIV)
A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah.
1 Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise,
2 Beautiful in its loftiness,
4 When the kings joined forces,
8 As we have heard,
9 Within your temple, O God,
12 Walk about Zion, go around her,
14 For this God is our God for ever and ever;
Psalm 48 King James Version (KJV)
48 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
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.
3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
5 They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away.
6 Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
7 Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
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.
9 We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
10 According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
12 Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof.
13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.
14 For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.