193. Psalm 46

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold.

1 God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.

2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth should change,
though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;
3 though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble with its tumult. (Refrain)
4 There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy habitation of the Most High.
5 God is in the midst of the city, it shall not be moved;
God will help it when the morning dawns.

6 The nations are in an uproar, the kingdoms totter;
He utters His voice, the earth melts. (Refrain)

7 The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our refuge.

8. Come, behold the works of the Lord;
see what desolations He has brought on the earth.
9 He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;
He breaks the bow, and shatters the spear;
He burns the shields with fire. (Refrain)

10 "Be still, and know that I am God!
I am exalted among the nations,
I am exalted in the earth."

11 The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our refuge. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: The Lord of hosts is with us
Title: Psalm 46
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: Psalm 46
Topic: Responsive Reading
Language: English
Notes: Responsorial refrain to responsive reading.
Tune Information
Name: [The Lord of hosts is with us]
Composer (psalm tone): Richard Proulx (1975)
Composer (refrain): A. Gregory Murray, OSB (1963)
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Psalm tone: Copyright © 1975 by G.I.A. Publications, Inc. Chicago, Illinoise. All rights reserved.; Refrain: Copyright © 1963 by Ladies of the Grail (England) Used by permission of G.I.A. Publications, Chicago, Illinois, exclusive agent. All rights reserved