In trials, God is our refuge, he is our strength and, wonderfully, he is our “very present help” The NIV translates this as our “ever present” help. 9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire. Brenton Septuagint Translation For the end, for the sons of Core; a Psalm concerning secret things. of Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. 11 The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. 4. We take shelter in our relationship with Him (cf. NIV®. He is our refuge. We are weak, but He is strong (cf. 7 The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Of the Sons of Korah. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 6 The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted. God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. All rights reserved worldwide. For the director of music. [c], 4 There is a river(M) whose streams(N) make glad the city of God,(O)    the holy place where the Most High(P) dwells. Psalm 46:2-3 says:. In Hebrew texts 46:1-11 is numbered 46:2-12. For the director of music. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Salem Media Group. Proud member All rights reserved worldwide. People seek everywhere for refuge and strength. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. 1 God is our refuge(A) and strength,(B)    an ever-present(C) help(D) in trouble. A song. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. (AH)10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;(AI)    I will be exalted(AJ) among the nations,    I will be exalted in the earth.”, 11 The Lord Almighty is with us;    the God of Jacob(AK) is our fortress.(AL). Our strength, like Paul’s, is found in renouncing our own reserves and fleeing to God’s strength. “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Explanation and Commentary of Psalm 46:1. 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved. Ps 9:9; 37:39; 61:3; 73:26; 91:2, 9; 142:5; Isa 33:16; Jer 16:19; 17:17; Joel 3:16; Na 1:7, Ps 82:5; Isa 13:13; 24:1, 19, 20; Jer 4:23; Da 11:19; Am 8:14; S Rev 6:14, ver 6; Ps 18:7; 97:5; Isa 54:10; Am 9:5; Mic 1:4; Na 1:5; Hab 3:6, Ps 93:3; Isa 17:13; Jer 5:22; Eze 1:24; Rev 19:6, Ps 68:32; 102:22; Isa 13:4, 13; 23:11; Eze 26:18; Mt 4:8, Dt 4:35; 1Ki 18:36, 39; Ps 100:3; Isa 37:16, 20; 43:11; 45:21; Eze 36:23. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Psalm 46 - NIV: God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. God is our refuge and strength, a help in the afflictions that have come heavily upon us. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, God gives us the power we need to endure hardship as we serve Him, fight spiritual battles, resist temptation, and bear up under persecution. (Y), 7 The Lord Almighty(Z) is with us;(AA)    the God of Jacob(AB) is our fortress. 10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 - NIV: God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. 8 Come, behold the works of the Lord, what desolations he hath made in the earth. Selah. 5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. (. Proverbs 18:10). Scripture quoted by permission.