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Psalm 87 NAS

The Privileges of Citizenship in Zion.

1 His 1foundation is in the holy mountains.

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2 The LORD 2loves the gates of Zion More than all the other dwelling places of Jacob.

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3 3Glorious things are spoken of you, O 4city of God. Selah.

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    • a 87:3 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
      4 "I shall mention 5Rahab and Babylon among those who know Me; Behold, Philistia and 6Tyre with 7Ethiopia: 'This one was born there.' "

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          5 But of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; And the Most High Himself will 8establish her.

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          6 The LORD will count when He 9registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.

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          7 Then those who 10sing as well as those who 11play the flutes shall say, "All my 12springs of joy are in you."

          References for Psalms 87:7

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          • a 87:3 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
          • b 87:4 - I.e. Egypt
          • c 87:4 - Or "as"
          • d 87:4 - Lit "Cush"
          • e 87:7 - Or "dance"