Psalms 48:1-3

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.
2 Beautiful in its loftiness, the joy of the whole earth, like the heights of Zaphon[b] is Mount Zion, the city of the Great King.
3 God is in her citadels; he has shown himself to be her fortress.

Cross References 10

  • 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
  • 5. Psalms 50:2; Lamentations 2:15; Ezekiel 16:14
  • 6. S Joshua 13:27
  • 7. S Psalms 2:6
  • 8. Matthew 5:35
  • 9. ver 13; Psalms 122:7
  • 10. Psalms 18:2; Psalms 46:7

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 48:1-14 is numbered 48:2-15.
  • [b]. "Zaphon" was the most sacred mountain of the Canaanites.
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