on Zion, my holy hill.”
A psalm of David.
Who may live on your holy hill? 5
A song, a psalm by the Korahites.
48:1 The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise
in the city of our God, 7 his holy hill.
Written by the Korahites; a psalm, a song.
1 tn The first person pronoun appears before the first person verbal form for emphasis, reflected in the translation by “myself.”
2 tn Or perhaps “consecrated.”
4 tn Heb “Who may live as a resident alien in your tent?”
6 sn Psalm 48. This so-called “Song of Zion” celebrates the greatness and glory of the Lord’s dwelling place, Jerusalem. His presence in the city elevates it above all others and assures its security.
7 sn The city of our God is Jerusalem, which is also referred to here as “his holy hill,” that is, Zion (see v. 2, as well as Isa 66:20; Joel 2:1; 3:17; Zech 8:3; Pss 2:6; 15:1; 43:3; 87:1; Dan 9:16).
9 tn Heb “his foundation [is] in the hills of holiness.” The expression “his foundation” refers here by metonymy to the