Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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.

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 God is our refuge and strength, a great help in times of distress. 2 Therefore we will not be frightened when the earth roars, when the mountains shake in the depths of the seas,



Cross References

Psalm 62:7-8

I rely on God who is my deliverance and my glory; he is my strong rock, and my refuge is in God.

Psalm 145:18

The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely.

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Interlude To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

Genesis 22:14

Abraham named that place, "The LORD Will Provide," as it is told this day, "On the LORD's mountain, he will provide."

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation has a god so near like the LORD our God whenever we call on him?

Psalm 9:9

The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of distress.

Psalm 14:6

You would frustrate the plans of the oppressed, but the LORD is their refuge.

2 Samuel 22:17-20

He sent for me from on high! He grabbed hold of me, drawing me out of deep water.

Psalm 46:7

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; our refuge is the God of Jacob. Interlude

Psalm 91:1-9

The one who lives in the shelter of the Most High, who rests in the shadow of the Almighty,

Proverbs 14:26

Rock-solid security is found in the fear of the LORD, and within it one's children find refuge.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower; a righteous person rushes to it and is lifted up above the danger.

Hebrews 6:18

so that by these two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to prove false, we who have taken refuge in him might be encouraged to seize the hope set before us.

Psalm 84:1

How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Psalm 85:1

LORD you have favored your land and restored the fortunes of Jacob.

1 Chronicles 15:20

Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah played harps to accompany the women singers,

Psalm 48:1

Great is the LORD! For he is to be praised greatly, even in the city of our God, his holy mountain.

Psalm 66:1

Shout praise to God all the earth!

Psalm 87:1

God's foundation is in the holy mountains.

Psalm 142:5

So I cry to you, Lord, declaring, "You are my refuge, my only possession while I am on this earth."

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you people were unwilling!

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