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Psalm 87:5 ASV
Yea, of Zion it shall be said, This one and that one was born in her; And the Most High himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 BBE
And of Zion it will be said, This or that man had his birth there; and the Most High will make her strong.
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Psalm 87:5 CEB
And of Zion it is said: "Each person was born in it, but the one who will establish it is the Most High."
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Psalm 87:5 CJB
But of Tziyon it will be said, "This one and that was born in it, for the Most High himself establishes it."
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Psalm 87:5 RHE
(86-5) Shall not Sion say: This man and that man is born in her? and the Highest himself hath founded her.
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Psalm 87:5 ESV
And of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; for the Most High himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 GW
But it will be said of Zion, "Every race is born in it. The Most High will make it secure."
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Psalm 87:5 GNT
Of Zion it will be said that all nations belong there and that the Almighty will make her strong.
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Psalm 87:5 HNV
Yes, of Tziyon it will be said, "This one and that one was born in her;" The Elyon himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 CSB
And it will be said of Zion, "This one and that one were born in her." The Most High Himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 KJV
And of Zion it shall be said , This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 LEB
But with respect to Zion it shall be said, "{Each one} was born in her," for the Most High himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 NAS
But of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; And the Most High Himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 NCV
They will say about Jerusalem, "This one and that one were born there. God Most High will strengthen her."
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Psalm 87:5 NIRV
Certainly it will be said about Zion, "This nation and that nation were born in her. The Most High God himself will make her secure."
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Psalm 87:5 NIV
Indeed, of Zion it will be said, "This one and that one were born in her, and the Most High himself will establish her."
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Psalm 87:5 NKJV
And of Zion it will be said, "This one and that one were born in her; And the Most High Himself shall establish her."
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Psalm 87:5 NLT
And it will be said of Jerusalem, "Everyone has become a citizen here." And the Most High will personally bless this city.
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Psalm 87:5 NRS
And of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in it"; for the Most High himself will establish it.
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Psalm 87:5 RSV
And of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; for the Most High himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 DBY
And of Zion it shall be said, This one and that one was born in her; and the Most High himself shall establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 MSG
The word's getting out on Zion: "Men and women, right and left, get born again in her!"
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Psalm 87:5 WBT
And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the Highest himself shall establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 TMB
And of Zion it shall be said, "This and that man were born in her; and the Highest Himself shall establish her."
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Psalm 87:5 TNIV
Indeed, of Zion it will be said, "This one and that one were born in her, and the Most High himself will establish her."
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Psalm 87:5 WEB
Yes, of Zion it will be said, "This one and that one was born in her;" The Most High himself will establish her.
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Psalm 87:5 WYC
Whether a man shall say to Zion, And a man is born therein; and that man, (the) alder Highest, founded it? (And of Zion it shall be said, This person, and that person, were born there; and the Most High himself founded it.)
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Psalm 87:5 YLT
And of Zion it is said: Each one was born in her, And He, the Most High, doth establish her.
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Psalms 87 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 87

The glory of the church. (1-3) It is filled with the Divine blessing. (4-7)

Verses 1-3 Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. Let us not be ashamed of the church of Christ in its meanest condition, nor of those that belong to it, since such glorious things are spoken of it. Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, even Jesus Christ. The glorious things spoken of Zion by the Spirit, were all typical of Christ, and his work and offices; of the gospel church, its privileges and members; of heaven, its glory and perfect happiness.

Verses 4-7 The church of Christ is more glorious and excellent than the nations of the earth. In the records of heaven, the meanest of those who are born again stand registered. When God renders to every man according to his works, he shall observe who enjoyed the privileges of his sanctuary. To them much was given, and of them much will be required. Let those that dwell in Zion, mark this, and live up to their profession. Zion's songs shall be sung with joy and triumph. The springs of the joy of a carnal worldling are in wealth and pleasure; but of a gracious soul, in the word of God and prayer. All grace and consolation are derived from Christ, through his ordinances, to the souls of believers.

Psalms 87 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 87

Psalms 87:1-7 . This triumphal song was probably occasioned by the same event as the the glory of the Church, as the means of spiritual blessing to the nation.

1. His--that is, God's
foundation--or, what He has founded, that is, Zion ( Isaiah 14:32 ).
is in the holy mountains--the location of Zion, in the wide sense, for the capital, or Jerusalem, being on several hills.

2. gates--for the enclosures, or city to which they opened ( Psalms 9:14 , 122:2 ; compare Psalms 132:13 Psalms 132:14 ).

3. spoken of thee--or, "in thee," that is, the city of God ( Psalms 46:4 , 48:2 ).

4. This is what is spoken by God.
to them . . . me--literally, "for My knowers," they are true worshippers ( Psalms 36:10 , Isaiah 19:21 ). These are mentioned as specimens.
this--that is, nation
was born there--Of each it is said, "This was born," or is a native of Zion, spiritually.

5. The writer resumes--
This and that man--literally, "man and man," or many ( Genesis 14:10 , Exodus 8:10 Exodus 8:14 ), or all (Isa 44:5 Ga 3:28).
the highest . . . her--God is her protector.

6. The same idea is set forth under the figure of a register made by God (compare Isaiah 4:3 ).

7. As in a great procession of those thus written up, or registered, seeking Zion ( Isaiah 2:3 , Jeremiah 50:5 ), "the singers" and "players," or pipers, shall precede.
all my springs--So each shall say, "All my sources of spiritual joy are in Thee" ( Psalms 46:4 , 84:6 ).