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Psalm 46:1–5

God is our crefuge and strength,

a very dpresent2 help in etrouble.

Therefore we will not fear fthough the earth gives way,

though the mountains be moved into gthe heart of the sea,

though hits waters roar and foam,

though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah

There is ia river whose streams make glad jthe city of God,

the holy khabitation of the Most High.

lGod is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved;

God will help her when morning dawns.

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Psalm 46:1–5 — The New International Version (NIV)

God is our refuge and strength,

an ever-present help in trouble.

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way

and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,

though its waters roar and foam

and the mountains quake with their surging.

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,

the holy place where the Most High dwells.

God is within her, she will not fall;

God will help her at break of day.

Psalm 46:1–5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

God is our refuge and strength,

A very present help in trouble.

Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed,

And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled,

Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.

There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God,

The holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.

God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved:

God shall help her, and that right early.

Psalm 46:1–5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

God is our refuge and strength,

always ready to help in times of trouble.

So we will not fear when earthquakes come

and the mountains crumble into the sea.

Let the oceans roar and foam.

Let the mountains tremble as the waters surge!

Interlude

A river brings joy to the city of our God,

the sacred home of the Most High.

God dwells in that city; it cannot be destroyed.

From the very break of day, God will protect it.

Psalm 46:1–5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

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

Therefore we will not fear,

Even though the earth be removed,

And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

Though its waters roar and be troubled,

Though the mountains shake with its swelling.

Selah

There is a river whose streams shall make glad the city of God,

The holy place of the tabernacle of the Most High.

God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved;

God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.

Psalm 46:1–5 — New Century Version (NCV)

God is our protection and our strength.

He always helps in times of trouble.

So we will not be afraid even if the earth shakes,

or the mountains fall into the sea,

even if the oceans roar and foam,

or the mountains shake at the raging sea.

Selah

There is a river that brings joy to the city of God,

the holy place where God Most High lives.

God is in that city, and so it will not be shaken.

God will help her at dawn.

Psalm 46:1–5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

God is our refuge and strength,

A very present help in trouble.

Therefore will we not fear, though the earth do change,

And though the mountains be shaken into the heart of the seas

Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled,

Though the mountains tremble with the swelling thereof. Selah

There is a river, the streams whereof make glad the city of God,

The holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved:

God will help her, and that right early.

Psalm 46:1–5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

God is our refuge and strength, a help in distresses, very readily found. Therefore will we not fear though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the heart of the seas; Though the waters thereof roar and foam, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah. There is a river the streams whereof make glad the city of God, the sanctuary of the habitations of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her at the dawn of the morning.

Psalm 46:1–5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

God is our refuge and strength, 

an ever-present help in times of trouble. 

That is why we are not afraid 

even when the earth quakes 

or the mountains topple into the depths of the sea. 

Water roars and foams, 

and mountains shake at the surging waves. 

Selah 

There is a river 

whose streams bring joy to the city of God, 

the holy place where the Most High lives. 

God is in that city. 

It cannot fall. 

God will help it at the break of dawn. 

Psalm 46:1–5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

God is our refuge and strength,

a helper who is always found

in times of trouble.

Therefore we will not be afraid,

though the earth trembles

and the mountains topple

into the depths of the seas,

though its waters roar and foam

and the mountains quake with its turmoil. Selah

There is a river—

its streams delight the city of God,

the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

God is within her; she will not be toppled.

God will help her when the morning dawns.

Psalm 46:1–5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

God is our refuge and strength,

a very present help in trouble.

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change,

though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;

though its waters roar and foam,

though the mountains tremble with its tumult. Selah

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,

the holy habitation of the Most High.

God is in the midst of the city; it shall not be moved;

God will help it when the morning dawns.

Psalm 46:1–5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

God is our refuge and strength,

a very sufficient help in troubles.

Therefore we will not fear though the earth change,

and though the mountains totter into the midst of the sea,

though its waters roar and foam,

though mountains shake with its surging water. Selah

There is a river whose streams gladden the city of God,

the holiest of the dwellings of the Most High.

God is in the midst of her;

she will not be made to totter.

God will help her at daybreak.

Psalm 46:1–5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

God is our place of safety. He gives us strength.

He is always there to help us in times of trouble.

The earth may fall apart.

The mountains may fall into the middle of the sea.

But we will not be afraid.

The waters of the sea may roar and foam.

The mountains may shake when the waters rise.

But we will not be afraid. Selah

God’s blessings are like a river. They fill the city of God with joy.

That city is the holy place where the Most High God lives.

Because God is there, the city will not fall.

God will help it at the beginning of the day.

Psalm 46:1–5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

God is our refuge and strength,

A very present help in trouble.

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change

And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;

Though its waters roar and foam,

Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride.

Selah.

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,

The holy dwelling places of the Most High.

God is in the midst of her, she will not be moved;

God will help her when morning dawns.


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