God the Refuge of His People.

1 For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, (a)set to Alamoth. A Song.
God is our (A)refuge and strength,
(b)A very (B)present help (C)in (c)trouble.
Therefore we will (D)not fear, though (E)the earth should change
And though (F)the mountains slip into the heart of the (d)sea;
Though its (G)waters roar and foam,
Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. (e)Selah.
There is a (H)river whose streams make glad the (I)city of God,
The holy (J)dwelling places of the Most High.
God is (K)in the midst of her, she will not be moved;
God will (L)help her (f)when morning dawns.
The (g)nations (M)made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered;
He (h)(N)raised His voice, the earth (O)melted.
The Lord of hosts (P)is with us;
The God of Jacob is (Q)our stronghold. Selah.
Come, (R)behold the works of the Lord,
(i)Who has wrought (S)desolations in the earth.
He (T)makes wars to cease to the end of the earth;
He (U)breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two;
He (V)burns the chariots with fire.
(j)Cease striving and (W)know that I am God;
I will be (X)exalted among the (k)nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
The Lord of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.


a. Psalm 46:1: ['Possibly ', for soprano voices]
b. Psalm 46:1: ['Or ', Abundantly available for help]
c. Psalm 46:1: ['Or ', tight places]
d. Psalm 46:2: ['Lit ', seas]
e. Psalm 46:3: [Selah, ' may mean: ', Pause, Crescendo, ' or ', Musical interlude]
f. Psalm 46:5: ['Lit ', at the turning of the morning]
g. Psalm 46:6: ['Or ', Gentiles]
h. Psalm 46:6: ['Lit ', gave forth]
i. Psalm 46:8: ['Or ', Which He has wrought as desolations]
j. Psalm 46:10: ['Or ', Let go, relax]
k. Psalm 46:10: ['Or ', Gentiles]

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