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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As we haue heard, so haue wee seene in the citie of the Lord of hosts, in the citie of our God, God will establish it for euer. Selah,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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 her forever. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As we have heard, so have we seen In the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it came to our ears so have we seen it, in the town of the Lord of armies, in the town of our God; God will keep it fixed for ever. (Selah.)
- Basic English Bible

As we have heard, so have we seen, in the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God doth establish it for ever. Selah.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

As we have heard, so we have seen, in the city of Yahweh of Armies, in the city of our God. God will establish it forever. Selah.
- World English Bible

As we have heard, so we have seen, In the city of Jehovah of hosts, In the city of our God, God doth establish her -- to the age. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(48:9) As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God--God establish it for ever. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 48:8


48:8 Heard - The predictions of the prophets have been verified by the events. Establish - God will defend her in all succeeding ages. And so God would have done, if Jerusalem had not forsaken him, and forfeited his protection.


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