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Psalm 46

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The confidence which the church has in God.

For the Chief Musician. By the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.

46:1 God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.

46:2 Therefore we won’t be afraid, though the earth changes,
though the mountains are shaken into the heart of the seas;

46:3 though its waters roar and are troubled,
though the mountains tremble with their swelling.

Selah.

46:4 There is a river, the streams of which make the city of God glad,
the holy place of the tents of the Most High.

46:5 God is in her midst. She shall not be moved.
God will help her at dawn.

46:6 The nations raged. The kingdoms were moved.
He lifted his voice, and the earth melted.

46:7 Yahweh of Armies is with us.
The God of Jacob is our refuge.

Selah.

The confidence which the church has in God.

46:8 Come, see Yahweh’s works,
what desolations he has made in the earth.

46:9 He makes wars cease to the end of the earth.
He breaks the bow, and shatters the spear.
He burns the chariots in the fire.

46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations.
I will be exalted in the earth.”

46:11 Yahweh of Armies is with us.
The God of Jacob is our refuge.

Selah.

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