Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. On Alamoth. A song.} God is our refuge and strength, a help in distresses, very readily found.

New American Standard Bible

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.} God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Holman Bible

For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.God is our refuge and strength,
a helper who is always found
in times of trouble.

International Standard Version

God is our refuge and strength, a great help in times of distress.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

Amplified

God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble.

Bible in Basic English

God is our harbour and our strength, a very present help in trouble.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in tribulation.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer for the sons of Korah, with the female voice: a song. O God, to us refuge and strength, helping greatly, being found in straits

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God [is] our refuge and strength, a very sufficient help in troubles.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. For the sons of Korah. A Song "For the Virgins". God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a song of the children of Korah upon Alamoth} God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

NET Bible

For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

God - for us, is a refuge and strength, A help in distresses, soon found.

Webster

To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- By sons of Korah. 'For the Virgins.' -- A song. God is to us a refuge and strength, A help in adversities found most surely.

Verse Picture

References

American

Fausets

Images Psalm 46:1

Context Readings

A Royal Wedding Song

1 {To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. On Alamoth. A song.} God is our refuge and strength, a help in distresses, very readily found. 2 Therefore will we not fear though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the heart of the seas;



Cross References

Psalm 62:7-8

With God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 145:18

Jehovah is nigh unto all that call upon him, unto all that call upon him in truth.

Psalm 46:11

Jehovah of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our high fortress. Selah.

Genesis 22:14

And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh; as it is said at the present day, On the mount of Jehovah will be provided.

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there that hath God near to them as Jehovah our God is in everything we call upon him for?

Psalm 9:9

And Jehovah will be a refuge to the oppressed one, a refuge in times of distress.

Psalm 14:6

Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.

2 Samuel 22:17-20

He reached forth from above, he took me, He drew me out of great waters;

Psalm 46:7

Jehovah of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our high fortress. Selah.

Psalm 91:1-9

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Hebrews 6:18

that by two unchangeable things, in which it was impossible that God should lie, we might have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us,

Psalm 84:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Jehovah of hosts!

Psalm 85:1

{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} Thou hast been favourable, Jehovah, unto thy land; thou hast turned the captivity of Jacob:

1 Chronicles 15:20

and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with lutes on Alamoth;

Psalm 48:1

{A Song; a Psalm. Of the sons of Korah.} Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the hill of his holiness.

Psalm 66:1

{To the chief Musician. A Song: a Psalm.} Shout aloud unto God, all the earth:

Psalm 87:1

{Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm. A Song.} His foundation is in the mountains of holiness.

Psalm 142:5

I cried unto thee, Jehovah; I said, Thou art my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.

Luke 13:34

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen her brood under her wings, and ye would not.

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