Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. A song.

1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain.
References for Psalms 87:1
2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.
References for Psalms 87:2
3 Glorious things are said of you, city of God:a
References for Psalms 87:3
    • ŀ 87:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6.
      4 “I will record Rahabb and Babylon among those who acknowledge me— Philistia too, and Tyre, along with Cushc — and will say, ‘This one was born in Zion.’ ”d
      References for Psalms 87:4
        • Ł 87:4 - A poetic name for Egypt
        • ł 87:4 - That is, the upper Nile region
        • Ń 87:4 - Or "“I will record concerning those who acknowledge me:" / "‘This one was born in Zion.’" / "Hear this, Rahab and Babylon," / "and you too, Philistia, Tyre and Cush.”"
          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 write in the register of the peoples: “This one was born in Zion.”
          7 As they make music they will sing, “All my fountains are in you.”
          References for Psalms 87:7