Psalm 87 KJV/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 loveth 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 thee, O city of God. Selah. 3 Glorious things are said of you, O city of God: "Selah"
4 I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man 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 shall be said , This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall 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 shall count , when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah. 6 The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." "Selah"
7 As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee. 7 As they make music they will sing, "All my fountains are in you."