Psalms:48:2: Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Psalms:48:3: God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
Psalms:48:4: For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
Psalms:48:5: They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away.
Psalms:48:6: Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
Psalms:48:7: Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
Psalms:48:8: As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.
Psalms:48:9: We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
Psalms:48:10: According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
Psalms:48:11: Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
Psalms:48:12: Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof.
Psalms:48:13: Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.
Psalms:48:14: For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
Psalms:49:1: Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:
Psalms:49:2: Both low and high, rich and poor, together.
Psalms:49:3: My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
Psalms:49:4: I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.
Psalms:49:5: Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
Psalms:49:6: They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Psalms:49:7: None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:
Psalms:49:8: (For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceaseth for ever:)
Psalms:49:9: That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption.
Psalms:49:10: For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Psalms:49:11: Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.
Psalms:49:12: Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
Psalms:49:13: This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.
Psalms:49:14: Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.
Psalms:49:15: But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.