Psalms 87:2

2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.

Psalms 87:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
ESV
2 the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.
NLT
2 He loves the city of Jerusalem more than any other city in Israel.
MSG
2 and oh, how God loves his home! Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together!
CSB
2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

Psalms 87:2 In-Context

1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain.
2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.
3 Glorious things are said of you, city of God:
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 Indeed, of Zion it will be said, “This one and that one were born in her, and the Most High himself will establish her.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 2:6; Psalms 78:68
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