Psalm 46
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God is Our Refuge and Strength

(2 Kings 18:13-16; 2 Chronicles 32:1-8; Psalm 47:1-9; Psalm 48:1-14)

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1For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth. A song. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.1God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.1For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.1To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.1For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble.
2Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,2Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,2Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;2Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;2Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas,
3though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.3though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah3Though its waters roar and foam, Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. Selah.3Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.3though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with its turmoil. Selah
4There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy place where the Most High dwells.4There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High.4There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, The holy dwelling places of the Most High.4There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.4There is a river-- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.
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5God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.5God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.5God is in the midst of her, she will not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.5God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early.5God is within her; she will not be toppled. God will help her when the morning dawns.
6Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall; he lifts his voice, the earth melts.6The nations rage, the kingdoms totter; he utters his voice, the earth melts.6The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted.6The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.6Nations rage, kingdoms topple; the earth melts when He lifts His voice.
7The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.7The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah7The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.7The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.7The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah
8Come and see what the LORD has done, the desolations he has brought on the earth.8Come, behold the works of the LORD, how he has brought desolations on the earth.8Come, behold the works of the LORD, Who has wrought desolations in the earth.8Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth.8Come, see the works of the LORD, who brings devastation on the earth.
9He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth. He breaks the bow and shatters the spear; he burns the shields with fire.9He makes wars cease to the end of the earth; he breaks the bow and shatters the spear; he burns the chariots with fire.9He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.9He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.9He makes wars cease throughout the earth. He shatters bows and cuts spears to pieces; He burns up the chariots."
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10He says, "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."10“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”10"Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."10Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.10Stop your fighting--and know that I am God, exalted among the nations, exalted on the earth."
11The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.11The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah11The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.11The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.11Yahweh of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah



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