Psalm 87 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God's foundation is set on the holy mountains. 1 He has set his foundation on the holy mountain;
2 The LORD loves Zion's gates more than all of Jacob's houses combined. 2 the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
3 Glorious things are said about you, the city of God! Selah 3 Glorious things are said of you, O city of God: "Selah"
4 I count Rahab and Babel among those who know me; also Philistia and Tyre, along with Cush— each of these was born there. 4 "I will record Rahab and Babylon among those who acknowledge me-- Philistia too, and Tyre, along with Cush-- and will say, 'This one was born in Zion.' "
5 And of Zion it is said: "Each person was born in it, but the one who will establish it is the Most High." 5 Indeed, of Zion it will be said, "This one and that one were born in her, and the Most High himself will establish her."
6 The LORD makes a record as he registers the peoples: "Each one was born there." Selah 6 The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." "Selah"
7 And while they dance, people sing: "The source of my life comes from you." 7 As they make music they will sing, "All my fountains are in you."