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Psalm 87 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 His foundation is in the holy mountains. 1 He has set his foundation on the holy mountain;
2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion More than all the other dwelling places of Jacob. 2 the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
3 Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah. 3 Glorious things are said of you, O city of God: "Selah"
4 "I shall mention Rahab and Babylon among those who know Me; Behold, Philistia and Tyre with Ethiopia: 'This one 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 But of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; And the Most High Himself will establish her. 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 will count when He registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah. 6 The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." "Selah"
7 Then those who sing as well as those who play the flutes shall say, "All my springs of joy are in you." 7 As they make music they will sing, "All my fountains are in you."