Compare Translations for Psalm 87:6

Psalm 87:6 ASV
Jehovah will count, when he writeth up the peoples, This one was born there. [Selah
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Psalm 87:6 BBE
The Lord will keep in mind, when he is writing the records of the people, that this man had his birth there. (Selah.)
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Psalm 87:6 CEB
The LORD makes a record as he registers the peoples: "Each one was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 CJB
When he registers the peoples, ADONAI will record, "This one was born there."(Selah)
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Psalm 87:6 RHE
(86-6) The Lord shall tell in his writings of peoples and of princes, of them that have been in her.
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Psalm 87:6 ESV
The LORD records as he registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 GW
The LORD will record this in the Book of Nations: "Every race [claims that it] was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 GNT
The Lord will write a list of the peoples and include them all as citizens of Jerusalem.
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Psalm 87:6 HNV
The LORD will count, when he writes up the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 CSB
When He registers the peoples, the Lord will record, "This one was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 KJV
The LORD shall count , when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 LEB
Yahweh will record in writing [the] peoples, "This [one] was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 NAS
The LORD will count when He registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 NCV
The Lord will keep a list of the nations. He will note, "This person was born there."Selah
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Psalm 87:6 NIRV
Here is what the LORD will write in his list of the nations. "Each of them was born in Zion." "Selah"
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Psalm 87:6 NIV
The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." "Selah"
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Psalm 87:6 NKJV
The Lord will record, When He registers the peoples: "This one was born there." Selah
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Psalm 87:6 NLT
When the LORD registers the nations, he will say, "This one has become a citizen of Jerusalem." Interlude
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Psalm 87:6 NRS
The Lord records, as he registers the peoples, "This one was born there." (Selah)
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Psalm 87:6 RSV
The LORD records as he registers the peoples, "This one was born there." [Selah]
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Psalm 87:6 DBY
Jehovah will count, when he inscribeth the peoples, This [man] was born there. Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 MSG
God registers their names in his book: "This one, this one, and this one - born again, right here."
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Psalm 87:6 WBT
The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, [that] this [man] was born there. Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 TMB
The LORD shall count, when He writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah
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Psalm 87:6 TNIV
The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion."
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Psalm 87:6 WEB
Yahweh will count, when he writes up the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.
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Psalm 87:6 WYC
The Lord shall tell in the scriptures of (these) peoples; and of these princes, that were therein. (The Lord shall write of these peoples; and of their princes, or their leaders, who all were there.)
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Psalm 87:6 YLT
Jehovah doth recount in the describing of the peoples, `This [one] was born there.' Selah.
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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 ).