2 48:1A 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.
3 48:2Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
4 48:3God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
5 48:4For lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
6 48:5They saw it, and so they wondered; they were troubled, and hasted away.
7 48:6Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
8 48:7Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
9 48:8As 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 ever. Selah.
10 48:9We have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
11 48:10According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise to the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
12 48:11Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
13 48:12Walk about Zion, and go round her: number her towers.
14 48:13Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.
15 48:14For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even to death.