48:1 Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, in his holy mountain.
48:2 Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is mount Zion, `on' the sides of the north, The city of the great King.
48:3 God hath made himself known in her palaces for a refuge.
48:4 For, lo, the kings assembled themselves, They passed by together.
48:5 They saw it, then were they amazed; They were dismayed, they hasted away.
48:6 Trembling took hold of them there, Pain, as of a woman in travail.
48:7 With the east wind Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish.
48:8 As we have heard, so have we seen In the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah
48:9 We have thought on thy lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of thy temple.
48:10 As is thy name, O God, So is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: Thy right hand is full of righteousness.
48:11 Let mount Zion be glad, Let the daughters of Judah rejoice, Because of thy judgments.
48:12 Walk about Zion, and go round about her; Number the towers thereof;
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' unto death. Psalm 49 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.