1 {Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm. A Song.} His foundation is in the mountains of holiness.

References for Psalms 87:1

    • a 87:1 - i.e. 'What he has founded.'
      2 Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion more than all the habitations of Jacob.

      References for Psalms 87:2

        • b 87:2 - Or 'tabernacles.'
          3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.
          4 I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon among them that know me; behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia: this [man] was born there.

          References for Psalms 87:4

            • c 87:4 - i.e. Egypt.
              5 And of Zion it shall be said, This one and that one was born in her; and the Most High himself shall establish her.
              6 Jehovah will count, when he inscribeth the peoples, This [man] was born there. Selah.
              7 As well the singers as the dancers [shall say], All my springs are in thee.

              References for Psalms 87:7

                • d 87:7 - Or 'pipers,' 'players on instruments.'