Psalm 48:1-2

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BibleOld TestamentPsalms

KJV

A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah

1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

ESV

A Song. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah

1 Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised
in the city of our God!
His holy mountain, beautiful in elevation,
is the joy of all the earth,
Mount Zion, in the far north,
the city of the great King.

JPS Tanakh

1 A song. A psalm of the Korahites.

2 The LORD is great and much acclaimed
   in the city of our God,
   His holy mountain—
3 fair-crested, joy of all the earth,
   Mount Zion, summit of Zaphon,
   city of the great king.

NET Bible

A song, a psalm by the Korahites.

The LORD is great and certainly worthy of praise
in the city of our God, his holy hill.
It is lofty and pleasing to look at,
a source of joy to the whole earth.
Mount Zion resembles the peaks of Zaphon;
it is the city of the great king.


See Zaphon.