Psalm 87 CSB

Zion, the City of God

A psalm of the sons of Korah. A song.

1 His foundationa is on the holy mountains.

References for Psalms 87:1

    • b 87:1 - Isa 14:32
      2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.b

      References for Psalms 87:2

        • c 87:2 - Places in Israel
          3 Glorious things are said about you, city of God.c Selah

          References for Psalms 87:3

            • d 87:3 - Ps 48:1,8; Isa 60:14
              4 "I will mention those who know Me:d Rahab, Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Cushe- each one was born there."

              References for Psalms 87:4

                • e 87:4 - Isa 56:6-7; Zch 2:10-12
                • f 87:4 - Modern Sudan
                  5 And it will be said of Zion, "This one and that one were born in her." The Most High Himself will establish her.f

                  References for Psalms 87:5

                    • g 87:5 - Ps 46:4; 48:8; Isa 2:2
                      6 When He registers the peoples, the Lord will record, "This one was born there."g Selah

                      References for Psalms 87:6

                        • h 87:6 - Isa 49:19-26; 60:4-5; 66:7-8
                          7 Singers and dancers alike [will say], "All my springsh are in you."

                          References for Psalms 87:7

                            • i 87:7 - Isa 12:3; 41:18; Jl 3:18