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Psalm 87 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 On the holy mount stands the city he founded; 1 He has set his foundation on the holy mountain;
2 the Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings 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 Among those who know me I mention Rahab and Babylon; Philistia too, and Tyre, with Ethiopia — "This one was born there," they say. 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 shall be said, "This one and that one were born in it"; for the Most High himself will establish it. 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 records, as 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 Singers and dancers alike say, "All my springs are in you." 7 As they make music they will sing, "All my fountains are in you."