Psalm 48 Meaning - Verse by Verse Explanation from Bible

Discover Psalm 48 Commentary in detail, with their Bible study and explained, as well as their meaning in the Catholic Bible among others.

Psalm 48-1

Great is the Lord and greatly praised
in the city of our God, on his holy mountain.

Psalm 48-2

Beautiful elevation, the joy of all the earth
is Mount Zion, on the northern sides,
the city of the great King.

Psalm 48-3

God in his palaces is known as a refuge.

Psalm 48-4

For, behold, the kings have gathered;
they passed together.

Psalm 48-5

When they saw her like this, they marveled,
were amazed and fled.

Psalm 48-6

There a trembling seized them,
pain as of a woman in labor.

Psalm 48-7

With an east wind you break
the ships of Tarshish.

Psalm 48-8

As we have heard, so we have seen
in the city of the Lord of hosts,
in the city of our God.
God will establish it forever. Selah

Psalm 48-9

We remember your mercy, O God,
in the midst of your temple.

Psalm 48-10

According to your name, O God,
so is your praise to the ends of the earth;
your right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 48-11

Let Mount Zion be glad;
Let the daughters of Judah rejoice
because of your judgments.

Psalm 48-12

Walk around Zion and surround her;
count its towers.

Psalm 48-13

Set your heart toward his rampart;
go through its palaces,
so that you can tell it to the next generation.

Psalm 48-14

For this God is our God forever and ever;
He will guide us even beyond death.

Psalm 48 Meaning

The meaning of Psalm 48 is very interesting, its authors (the children of Core) declare their gratitude to God, in it we can see two reasons: his love and his care. The Psalms also tells us that the place or home of God is the Church  and that it is there where he lives. It is from the Church where his whole being is born and expands to others. The Psalm wants us to see that we put peace and well-being in our lives and acts, always acting with faith in God.

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