A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah.

1 aGreat is the LORD, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain.
2 Beautiful in its loftiness, the joy of the whole earth, like the heights of Zaphonb is Mount Zion, the city of the Great King.
References for Psalms 48:2
    • Ô 48:2 - "Zaphon" was the most sacred mountain of the Canaanites.
      3 God is in her citadels; he has shown himself to be her fortress.
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      4 When the kings joined forces, when they advanced together,
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      5 they saw her and were astounded; they fled in terror.
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      6 Trembling seized them there, pain like that of a woman in labor.
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      7 You destroyed them like ships of Tarshish shattered by an east wind.