New American Standard Bible
The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.
King James Bible
The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our high fortress. Selah.
World English Bible
Yahweh of Armies is with us. The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah of Hosts is with us, A tower for us is the God of Jacob. Selah.
Psalm 46:7 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
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.
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.
LibraryThe City and River of God
'There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. 5. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. 6. The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: He uttered His voice, the earth melted. 7. The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.'--PSALM xlvi 4-7. There are two remarkable events in the history of Israel, one or other of which most probably supplied the historical …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of the Presence of God
The Ambassadors from Babylon
"Only do not rebel against the LORD; and do not fear the people of the land, for they will be our prey. Their protection has been removed from them, and the LORD is with us; do not fear them."
2 Chronicles 13:12
"Now behold, God is with us at our head and His priests with the signal trumpets to sound the alarm against you. O sons of Israel, do not fight against the LORD God of your fathers, for you will not succeed."
The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
God, in her palaces, Has made Himself known as a stronghold.
"Then I will make you to this people A fortified wall of bronze; And though they fight against you, They will not prevail over you; For I am with you to save you And deliver you," declares the LORD.
Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you are now fearing; do not be afraid of him,' declares the LORD, 'for I am with you to save you and deliver you from his hand.
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