For the director of music. By ·alamoth [maidens; young women; C perhaps for soprano voices]. A psalm of the sons of Korah [C descendants of Kohath, son of Levi, who served as Temple musicians; 1 Chr. 6:22]. God is our ·protection [refuge] and our strength. He ·always helps [is an ever present/timely help] in times of ·trouble [distress].
1 A song of triumph or thanksgiving for the deliverance of Jerusalem, after Sennacherib with his army was driven away, or some other like sudden and marvelous deliverance by the mighty hand of God. 8 Whereby the Prophet commending this great benefit, doth exhort the faithful to give themselves wholly into the hand of God, doubting nothing but that under his protection they shall be safe against all the assaults of their enemies, because this is his delight to assuage the rage of the wicked, when they are most busy against the just.To him that excelleth upon Alamoth, a song committed to the sons of Korah. God is our hope and strength, and help in troubles, ready to be found.
A Song of the Sons of Korah God is a safe place to hide, ready to help when we need him. We stand fearless at the cliff-edge of doom, courageous in seastorm and earthquake, Before the rush and roar of oceans, the tremors that shift mountains. Jacob-wrestling God fights for us, God-of-Angel-Armies protects us.
For the Pure and Shining One, by the prophetic singers of Korah’s clanA poetic song to the melody of “Hidden Things” God, you’re such a safe and powerful place to find refuge! You’re a proven help in time of trouble— more than enough and always available whenever I need you.
To the overcomer, the song of the sons of Korah, for youths. Our God, thou art refuge, and virtue; helper in tribulations, that have found us greatly. (To the overcomer, the song for the sons of Korah, for youths. O God, thou art our refuge, and our strength; a great helper in the midst of all the troubles, that have found us.)
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