Compare Translations for Psalm 46:5

Psalm 46:5 ASV
God is in the midst of her; She shall not be moved: God will help her, and that right early.
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Psalm 46:5 BBE
God has taken his place in her; she will not be moved: he will come to her help at the dawn of morning.
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Psalm 46:5 CEB
God is in that city. It will never crumble. God will help it when morning dawns.
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Psalm 46:5 CJB
God is in the city. It will not be moved when daybreak comes, God will help it.
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Psalm 46:5 RHE
(45-6) God is in the midst thereof, it shall not be moved: God will help it in the morning early.
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Psalm 46:5 ESV
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.
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Psalm 46:5 GW
God is in that city. It cannot fall. God will help it at the break of dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 GNT
God is in that city, and it will never be destroyed; at early dawn he will come to its aid.
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Psalm 46:5 HNV
God is in the midst of her. She shall not be moved. God will help her at dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 CSB
God is within her; she will not be toppled. God will help her when the morning dawns.
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Psalm 46:5 KJV
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved : God shall help her, and that right early.
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Psalm 46:5 LEB
God [is] in the midst of her; she will not be made to totter. God will help her {at daybreak}.
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Psalm 46:5 NAS
God is in the midst of her, she will not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.
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Psalm 46:5 NCV
God is in that city, and so it will not be shaken. God will help her at dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 NIRV
Because God is there, the city will not fall. God will help it at the beginning of the day.
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Psalm 46:5 NIV
God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.
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Psalm 46:5 NKJV
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 NLT
God himself lives in that city; it cannot be destroyed. God will protect it at the break of day.
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Psalm 46:5 NRS
God is in the midst of the city; it shall not be moved; God will help it when the morning dawns.
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Psalm 46:5 RSV
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God will help her right early.
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Psalm 46:5 DBY
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her at the dawn of the morning.
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Psalm 46:5 MSG
God lives here, the streets are safe, God at your service from crack of dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 WBT
God [is] in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, [and that] right early.
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Psalm 46:5 TMB
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God shall help her, and that right early.
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Psalm 46:5 TNIV
God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.
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Psalm 46:5 WEB
God is in the midst of her. She shall not be moved. God will help her at dawn.
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Psalm 46:5 WYC
God in the midst thereof shall not be moved; God shall help it early in the gray morrowtide. (God is there in its midst, and that city shall not be shaken, or destroyed; God shall help it early in the gray morning/at the break of day.)
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Psalm 46:5 YLT
God [is] in her midst -- she is not moved, God doth help her at the turn of the morn!
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Psalms 46 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 46

Confidence in God. (1-5) An exhortation to behold it. (6-11)

Verses 1-5 This psalm encourages to hope and trust in God; in his power and providence, and his gracious presence with his church in the worst of times. We may apply it to spiritual enemies, and the encouragement we have that, through Christ, we shall be conquerors over them. He is a Help, a present Help, a Help found, one whom we have found to be so; a Help at hand, one that is always near; we cannot desire a better, nor shall we ever find the like in any creature. Let those be troubled at the troubling of the waters, who build their confidence on a floating foundation; but let not those be alarmed who are led to the Rock, and there find firm footing. Here is joy to the church, even in sorrowful times. The river alludes to the graces and consolations of the Holy Spirit, which flow through every part of the church, and through God's sacred ordinances, gladdening the heart of every believer. It is promised that the church shall not be moved. If God be in our hearts, by his word dwelling richly in us, we shall be established, we shall be helped; let us trust and not be afraid.

Verses 6-11 Come and see the effects of desolating judgments, and stand in awe of God. This shows the perfect security of the church, and is an assurance of lasting peace. Let us pray for the speedy approach of these glorious days, and in silent submission let us worship and trust in our almighty Sovereign. Let all believers triumph in this, that the Lord of hosts, the God of Jacob, has been, is, and will be with us; and will be our Refuge. Mark this, take the comfort, and say, If God be for us, who can be against us? With this, through life and in death, let us answer every fear.

Psalms 46 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 46

Psalms 46:1-11 . Upon Alamoth--most probably denotes the treble, or part sung by female voices, the word meaning "virgins"; and which was sung with some appropriately keyed instrument (compare 1 Chronicles 15:19-21 ; well-known words, "A mighty fortress is our God." The great deliverance ( 2 Kings 19:35 , Isaiah 37:36 ) may have occasioned its composition.

1. refuge--literally, "a place of trust" ( Psalms 2:12 ).
strength--( Psalms 18:2 ).
present help--literally, "a help He has been found exceedingly."
trouble--as in Psalms 18:7 .

2, 3. The most violent civil commotions are illustrated by the greatest physical commotions.

3. swelling--well represents the pride and haughtiness of insolent foes.

4. God's favor is denoted by a river (compare Psalms 36:8 , Zechariah 14:8 , Revelation 22:1 ).
city of God, the holy place--His earthly residence, Jerusalem and the temple (compare Psalms 2:6 , 3:4 , 20:2 , 48:2 , &c.). God's favor, like a river whose waters are conducted in channels, is distributed to all parts of His Church.
most High--denoting His supremacy ( Psalms 17:2 ).

5. right early--literally, "at the turn of morning," or change from night to day, a critical time ( Psalms 30:5 ; compare Isaiah 37:36 ).

6. (Compare Psalms 46:2 ).
earth melted--all powers dissolved by His mere word ( Psalms 75:3 , Hosea 2:22 ).

7. with us--on our side; His presence is terror to our enemies, safety to us.
refuge--high place ( Psalms 9:9 ; compare also Psalms 24:6 Psalms 24:10 ).

8. what desolations--literally, "who hath put desolations," destroying our enemies.

9. The usual weapons of war ( Psalms 7:12 ), as well as those using them, are brought to an end.

10. Be still, &c.--literally, "Leave off to oppose Me and vex My people. I am over all for their safety." (Compare Isaiah 2:11 , Ephesians 1:22 ).