Psalm 48

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(English translation got from website: https://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo
except for verse 7 which follows the translation of New International Version
)

  1. A song, a psalm of the sons of Korah.
  2. The Lord is great and very much praised, in the city of our God, the Mount of His Sanctuary.
  3. The fairest of branches, the joy of the entire earth- Mount Zion, by the north side, the city of a great king.
  4. God is in its palaces; He is known as a stronghold.
  5. For behold, the kings have assembled; they have passed together.
  6. They saw, so they wondered; they were startled, yea, they were bewildered.
  7. Trembling seized them there, pain like that of a woman in labor.
  8. With an east wind, [with which] You break the ships of Tarshish.
  9. As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of Hosts, in the city of our God; God shall establish it forever and ever.
  10. We hoped, O Lord, for Your kindness in the midst of Your Temple.
  11. As is Your name, O God, so is Your praise upon the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness.
  12. Mount Zion shall rejoice; the daughters of Judah shall exult for the sake of Your judgments.
  13. Encompass Zion and surround it, count its towers.
  14. Give heed to its walls, raise its palaces, in order that you may tell a later generation.
  15. For this is God, our God forever and ever; He shall lead us as in youth.