For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, †set to Alamoth. A Song.
1 God is our arefuge and strength,
1A very bpresent help cin 2trouble.
2 Therefore we will anot fear, though bthe earth should change
And though cthe mountains slip into the heart of the 1sea;
3 Though its awaters roar and foam,
Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride.
4 There is a ariver whose streams make glad the bcity of God,
The holy cdwelling places of the Most High.
5 God is ain the midst of her, she will not be moved;
God will bhelp her 1when morning dawns.
6 The 1nations amade an uproar, the kingdoms tottered;
He 2braised His voice, the earth cmelted.
7 The Lord of hosts ais with us;
The God of Jacob is bour stronghold.
8 Come, abehold the works of the Lord,
1Who has wrought bdesolations in the earth.
9 He amakes wars to cease to the end of the earth;
He bbreaks the bow and cuts the spear in two;
He cburns the chariots with fire.
10 “1Cease striving and aknow that I am God;
I will be bexalted among the 2nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
11 The Lord of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our stronghold.
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