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Psalms 48

Overview

Psalms 48:1, The ornaments and privileges of the church.

This Psalm is supposed to have been sung at the dedication of the second temple; though some think it was composed on the victory obtained by Jehoshaphat. 2Chr. 20:1-37; Psalms 30:1 *title

Verse 1

for: or, of, Psalms 46:1, *title

Great: Psalms 86:10, Psalms 99:3, Psalms 99:4, Psalms 145:3, Psalms 147:5

greatly: Psalms 89:1-7, Nehemiah 9:5, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 19:5

city: Psalms 46:4, Psalms 65:1, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 87:3, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 21:2, Revelation 21:10-22

mountain: Psalms 47:8, Psalms 99:9, Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 2:3, Isaiah 27:13, Jeremiah 31:23, Obadiah 1:17, Micah 4:1, Zechariah 8:3, Matthew 24:15

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:11 - General 2 Samuel 7:22 - Wherefore 2 Chronicles 6:6 - But I have chosen Jerusalem 2 Chronicles 12:13 - the city Ezra 4:12 - bad city Psalms 2:6 - my Psalms 42:1 - the sons Psalms 48:8 - city of the Lord Psalms 49:1 - for Psalms 74:2 - this mount Psalms 76:1 - In Judah Psalms 84:1 - How Psalms 87:1 - the holy Psalms 99:2 - great Psalms 132:13 - he hath desired Psalms 135:5 - I know Psalms 135:21 - which dwelleth Isaiah 1:21 - the faithful Isaiah 48:2 - they call Jeremiah 10:6 - thou Ezekiel 35:10 - whereas Daniel 2:45 - the great Revelation 20:9 - the camp

Verse 2

Beautiful: Psalms 50:2, Jeremiah 3:19, Lamentations 2:15, Daniel 8:9, Daniel 11:16

joy: Isaiah 60:15-20, Isaiah 66:10, Ezekiel 20:6, Malachi 3:12, Hebrews 12:22

on the sides: Isaiah 14:13

the city: Psalms 47:7, Psalms 47:8, Malachi 1:14, Matthew 5:35

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:34 - I will defend 1 Chronicles 11:5 - the castle Ezra 4:12 - bad city Psalms 2:6 - my Psalms 48:8 - city of the Lord Psalms 74:2 - this mount Psalms 84:1 - How Psalms 87:1 - the holy Psalms 87:3 - Glorious Psalms 95:3 - a great Psalms 99:9 - his holy Psalms 101:8 - cut off Psalms 145:1 - my God Song of Solomon 6:4 - comely Jeremiah 31:23 - and mountain Lamentations 1:6 - from Ezekiel 7:20 - the beauty Ezekiel 8:5 - at the Ezekiel 16:13 - and thou wast Ezekiel 24:25 - their strength Daniel 11:45 - in the

Verse 3

Psalms 76:1-5, Psalms 125:1, 2 Chronicles 12:7, 2 Chronicles 14:9-15, 2 Chronicles 20:1-37, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6, Isaiah 37:33-36, Zechariah 2:4, Zechariah 2:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:27 - refuge 1 Samuel 18:12 - afraid 2 Samuel 22:51 - the tower 1 Chronicles 19:19 - would Psalms 9:9 - The Lord Psalms 46:11 - the God Psalms 87:3 - Glorious Psalms 122:7 - within thy palaces Psalms 145:1 - my God Jeremiah 6:5 - let us destroy Lamentations 1:6 - from Ezekiel 48:35 - The Lord

Verse 4

Psalms 83:2-8, 2 Samuel 10:6, 2 Samuel 10:14, 2 Samuel 10:16-19, Isaiah 7:1, Isaiah 8:8-10, Isaiah 10:8, Isaiah 29:5-8, Revelation 17:12-14, Revelation 19:20, Revelation 20:8, Revelation 20:9

Reciprocal: Joshua 5:1 - heard Joshua 10:2 - they feared Joshua 10:16 - and hid Judges 5:19 - kings Judges 5:31 - So let 2 Samuel 10:19 - feared 2 Kings 6:11 - Therefore 2 Kings 7:7 - they arose 2 Kings 19:26 - of small power Psalms 2:2 - kings Psalms 76:12 - He shall Isaiah 64:2 - that the nations Jeremiah 21:2 - according Jeremiah 49:37 - to be Lamentations 4:12 - General

Verse 5

were: Exodus 14:25, 2 Kings 7:6, 2 Kings 7:7, 2 Kings 19:35-37

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:24 - and troubled Joshua 2:24 - all the inhabitants Joshua 8:20 - and they had Judges 5:31 - So let 1 Samuel 28:5 - he was afraid 2 Samuel 10:19 - feared 2 Kings 6:11 - Therefore 2 Chronicles 14:14 - the fear Psalms 65:8 - afraid Isaiah 13:8 - pangs

Verse 6

Fear: Exodus 15:15, Exodus 15:16, Isaiah 13:6-8, Daniel 5:6

pain: Isaiah 21:3, Jeremiah 30:6, Jeremiah 30:7, Hosea 13:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:16 - in sorrow Exodus 15:14 - hear Joshua 2:24 - all the inhabitants Joshua 8:20 - and they had 1 Samuel 28:5 - he was afraid 2 Chronicles 14:14 - the fear Psalms 65:8 - afraid Isaiah 13:8 - pangs Isaiah 19:16 - like Isaiah 26:17 - General Jeremiah 6:24 - anguish Ezekiel 30:4 - pain Daniel 5:9 - changed Matthew 28:4 - shake Mark 13:8 - sorrows Romans 8:22 - groaneth 1 Thessalonians 5:3 - as

Verse 7

breakest: Ezekiel 27:25, Ezekiel 27:26

ships: 1 Kings 22:48, Isaiah 2:16

east: Jeremiah 18:17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:22 - Tharshish Psalms 107:23 - go down Isaiah 23:1 - ye ships Ezekiel 30:4 - pain Revelation 8:9 - the ships

Verse 8

As we: Psalms 44:1, Psalms 44:2, Psalms 78:3-6, Isaiah 38:19

city of the Lord: Psalms 48:1, Psalms 48:2

God: Psalms 46:5, Psalms 87:5, Isaiah 2:2, Micah 4:1, Matthew 16:18

Reciprocal: Psalms 46:4 - city Psalms 101:8 - cut off Isaiah 1:21 - the faithful Revelation 3:12 - the city

Verse 9

thought: Psalms 26:3, Psalms 77:10, Psalms 77:11, Psalms 104:34, Psalms 105:5, Psalms 105:6

lovingkindness: Psalms 40:10, Psalms 63:3, Song of Solomon 1:4, Luke 22:19, Luke 22:20

in the: Psalms 63:2, Psalms 77:12-14, 2 Chronicles 20:5-13, Isaiah 26:8

Reciprocal: Psalms 29:9 - in his temple Psalms 52:9 - wait Psalms 135:21 - which dwelleth

Verse 10

According: Psalms 113:3, Psalms 138:2-4, Exodus 3:13-15, Exodus 34:5-7, Deuteronomy 28:58, Joshua 7:9, Malachi 1:11, Malachi 1:14

thy right: Psalms 11:7, Psalms 45:7, Psalms 99:4, Psalms 145:17, Revelation 19:2, Revelation 19:11

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:14 - his judgments Psalms 52:9 - wait Psalms 105:7 - judgments Isaiah 33:13 - Hear Isaiah 52:6 - my people Micah 6:9 - the man of wisdom shall see thy name

Verse 11

daughters: Psalms 97:8, Song of Solomon 1:5, Song of Solomon 2:7, Song of Solomon 3:5, Song of Solomon 5:16, Isaiah 37:22, Zechariah 9:9, Luke 23:28

because: Psalms 58:10, Psalms 137:8, Psalms 137:9, Judges 5:31, 2 Chronicles 20:26, 2 Chronicles 20:27, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 16:5-7, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:1-3

Reciprocal: Judges 5:2 - for the avenging 1 Chronicles 16:14 - his judgments Job 22:19 - righteous Psalms 7:7 - So Psalms 9:16 - known Psalms 35:9 - General Psalms 69:35 - build Psalms 87:3 - Glorious Psalms 105:7 - judgments Psalms 106:5 - rejoice Psalms 119:164 - because Psalms 147:13 - he hath Song of Solomon 3:11 - O ye Isaiah 35:1 - be Jeremiah 49:2 - her daughters Revelation 19:7 - be glad

Verse 12

Walk: Nehemiah 12:31-40, Matthew 24:1, Matthew 24:2

tell: Isaiah 33:18-20

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:7 - Zion 1 Chronicles 11:5 - the castle Isaiah 26:1 - salvation Isaiah 33:20 - Look Ezekiel 21:20 - the defenced Micah 4:8 - O tower Zephaniah 1:16 - and against Zechariah 2:5 - a wall

Verse 13

Mark ye well: Heb. Set your heart to

consider: or, raise up, Isaiah 58:12, Amos 9:11, Acts 15:14-16

that ye: Psalms 71:18, Psalms 78:4, Deuteronomy 11:19, Joel 1:3

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 11:5 - the castle Psalms 78:6 - That Isaiah 33:20 - Look Ezekiel 21:20 - the defenced Micah 4:8 - O tower Zephaniah 1:16 - and against Haggai 1:5 - Consider your ways

Verse 14

this God: Psalms 16:2, Psalms 31:14, Psalms 73:24, Psalms 73:26, Lamentations 3:21

guide: Psalms 23:3, Psalms 23:4, Psalms 25:9, Psalms 73:24, Proverbs 8:20, Isaiah 58:11, John 16:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:48 - led me Numbers 9:22 - abode 2 Samuel 7:24 - art become 2 Chronicles 32:22 - guided Psalms 50:3 - Our Psalms 67:6 - our own Psalms 91:2 - my God Psalms 95:7 - For he Song of Solomon 2:16 - beloved Isaiah 46:4 - even to hoar Jeremiah 3:4 - the guide Jeremiah 31:1 - will Ezekiel 48:35 - The Lord Micah 4:5 - the name Matthew 2:22 - being John 20:17 - your God 2 Thessalonians 1:11 - our God Revelation 4:9 - who

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 48". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-48.html.