Psalms 48:1

A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah.

1 [a]Great is the LORD, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain.

Psalms 48:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
ESV
1 Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! His holy mountain,
NLT
1 How great is the LORD, how deserving of praise, in the city of our God, which sits on his holy mountain!
MSG
1 God majestic, praise abounds in our God-city! His sacred mountain,
CSB
1 The Lord is great and is highly praised in the city of our God. His holy mountain,

Psalms 48:1 In-Context

1 Great 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 Zaphon is Mount Zion, the city of the Great King.
3 God is in her citadels; he has shown himself to be her fortress.
4 When the kings joined forces, when they advanced together,
5 they saw her and were astounded; they fled in terror.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 86:10; Psalms 96:4; Psalms 99:2; Psalms 135:5; Psalms 147:5; Jeremiah 10:6
  • 2. S 2 Samuel 22:4; S 1 Chronicles 16:25; Psalms 18:3
  • 3. S Psalms 46:4
  • 4. S Deuteronomy 33:19; Psalms 2:6; Psalms 87:1; Isaiah 11:9; Isaiah 32:16; Jeremiah 31:23; Daniel 9:16; Isaiah 2:2-3; Micah 4:1; Zechariah 8:3

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 48:1-14 is numbered 48:2-15.
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