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Psalms 46:7

    Psalms 46:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord of armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our high tower. (Selah.)

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah

    World English Bible

    Yahweh of Armies is with us. The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 46:7

    The Lord of hosts is with us - We, feeble Jesvs, were but a handful of men; but the Lord of hosts - the God of armies, was on our side. Him none could attack with hope of success, and his legions could not be over-thrown.

    The God of Jacob - The God who appeared to Jacob in his distress, and saved him out of all his troubles, appeared also for us his descendants, and has amply proved to us that he has not forgotten his covenant.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 46:7

    The Lord of hosts - The God commanding, ordering, marshalling the hosts of heaven - the angels, and the starry worlds. See the notes at Isaiah 1:9. Compare Psalm 24:10. The reference here is to God considered as having control over all "armies," or all that can be regarded and described as a marshalled host, in earth and in heaven. Having such a Being, therefore, for a protector, they had nothing to fear. See Psalm 46:11.

    Is with us - Is on our side; is our defender. The Hebrew phrase used here is employed in Isaiah 7:14 (notes); Isaiah 8:8 (notes), to describe the Messiah. See the notes at those passages.

    The God of Jacob - See the notes at Psalm 24:6. The meaning is, The God whom Jacob acknowedged, and whom he found to be his friend, is with us.

    Is our refuge - literally, a high place, as a tower, far above the reach of enemies. See Psalm 9:9, note; Psalm 18:2, note. So the margin, "an high place for us."

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 46:7

    46:7 Raged - Against God, and against his people. Uttered - He spake to them in his wrath. The earth - The inhabitants of the earth were consumed.