God Our Refuge

1 For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.(a)(A)
God is our refuge and strength,
a helper who is always found
in times of trouble.(B)
2
Therefore we will not be afraid,
though the earth trembles
and the mountains topple
into the depths of the seas,(C)
3
though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with its turmoil.(D)Selah
4
There is a river—
its streams delight the city of God,
the holy dwelling place of the Most High.(E)
5
God is within her; she will not be toppled.
God will help her when the morning dawns.(F)
6
Nations rage, kingdoms topple;
the earth melts when He lifts His voice.(G)
7
The Lord of Hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our stronghold.(H)Selah
8
Come, see the works of the Lord,
who brings devastation on the earth.(I)
9
He makes wars cease throughout the earth.
He shatters bows and cuts spears to pieces;
He burns up the chariots.(b)(J)
10
“Stop your fighting—and know that I am God,
exalted among the nations, exalted on the earth.”(K)
11
Yahweh of Hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our stronghold.(L)Selah

Footnotes:

a. Psalm 46:1: This may refer to a high pitch, perhaps a tune sung by soprano voices; the Hb word means young women.
b. Psalm 46:9: Lit chariots with fire

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