48:1 A Song [and] Psalm for the sons of Korah. Great [is] the
LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, [in]
the mountain of his holiness.
48:2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, [is]
mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great
48:3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
48:4 For lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
48:5 They saw [it], [and] so they wondered; they were troubled,
[and] hasted away.
48:6 Fear took hold upon them there, [and] pain, as of a woman
48:7 Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
48:8 As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD
of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for
48:9 We have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst
of thy temple.
48:10 According to thy name, O God, so [is] thy praise to the
ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
48:11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be
glad, because of thy judgments.
48:12 Walk about Zion, and go round her: number her towers.
48:13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye
may tell [it] to the generation following.
48:14 For this God [is] our God for ever and ever: he will be
our guide [even] to death.