The Lord is great and is highly praised in the city of our God. His holy mountain,
References for Psalms 48:1
rising splendidly, is the joy of the whole earth. Mount Zion on the slopes of the north is the city of the great King.
God is known as a stronghold in its citadels.
Look! The kings assembled; they advanced together.
They looked, and froze with fear; they fled in terror.
Trembling seized them there, agony like that of a woman in labor,
as You wrecked the ships of Tarshish with the east wind.