Psalm 87 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Lord built Jerusalem on the holy mountain. 1 He has set his foundation on the holy mountain;
2 He loves its gates more than any other place in Israel. 2 the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
3 City of God, wonderful things are said about you.Selah 3 Glorious things are said of you, O city of God: "Selah"
4 God says, "I will put Egypt and Babylonia on the list of nations that know me. People from Philistia, Tyre, and Cush will be 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 They will say about Jerusalem, "This one and that one were born there. God Most High will strengthen 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 keep a list of the nations. He will note, "This person was born there."Selah 6 The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." "Selah"
7 They will dance and sing, "All good things come from Jerusalem." A song. A psalm of the sons of Korah. 7 As they make music they will sing, "All my fountains are in you."