To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.
1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.* for: or, of
2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;† midst…: Heb. heart of the seas
3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.
4 There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.
5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early.‡ and…: Heb. when the morning appeareth
6 The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.
7 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.§ our…: Heb. an high place for us
8 Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth.
9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
11 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
*46.1 for: or, of
†46.2 midst…: Heb. heart of the seas
‡46.5 and…: Heb. when the morning appeareth
§46.7 our…: Heb. an high place for us