Psalm 125:1
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New International Version
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever.

King James Bible
A Song of degrees. They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Song of degrees.} They that confide in Jehovah are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved; it abideth for ever.

World English Bible
Those who trust in Yahweh are as Mount Zion, which can't be moved, but remains forever.

Young's Literal Translation
A Song of the Ascents. Those trusting in Jehovah are as Mount Zion, It is not moved -- to the age it abideth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They that trust in the Lord - Every faithful Jew who confides in Jehovah shall stand, in those open and secret attacks of the enemies of God and truth, as unshaken as Mount Zion; and shall not be moved by the power of any adversary.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

3468. B.C.

536 A Song

Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

Psalm 121:1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help.

Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Psalm 123:1 To you lift I up my eyes, O you that dwell in the heavens.

Psalm 124:1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;

that trust

Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 25:2,8 O my God, I trust in you: let me not be ashamed, let not my enemies triumph over me...

Psalm 34:22 The LORD redeems the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.

Psalm 62:2,6 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved...

Psalm 118:8,9 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man...

Psalm 147:11 The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

1 Chronicles 5:20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them...

Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding...

Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is...

Ephesians 1:12,13 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ...

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

be as mount

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Isaiah 12:6 Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the middle of you.

Isaiah 14:32 What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

Isaiah 51:8,11,16 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever...

Isaiah 52:1,7,8 Awake, awake; put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city...

Obadiah 1:21 And saviors shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.

Micah 4:2 And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob...

Zechariah 1:14,17 So the angel that communed with me said to me, Cry you, saying, Thus said the LORD of hosts...

Revelation 14:1 And I looked, and, see, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand...

but abideth

Matthew 16:16-18 And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God...

Library
Mountains Round Mount Zion
'They that trust in the Lord shall be as Mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. 2. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from henceforth, even for ever.'--PSALM cxxv. 1, 2. The so-called 'Songs of Degrees,' of which this psalm is one, are probably a pilgrim's song-book, and possibly date from the period of the restoration of Israel from the Babylonish captivity. In any case, this little psalm looks very much like a record of the impression
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Before the Sanhedrin
It was the cross, that instrument of shame and torture, which brought hope and salvation to the world. The disciples were but humble men, without wealth, and with no weapon but the word of God; yet in Christ's strength they went forth to tell the wonderful story of the manger and the cross, and to triumph over all opposition. Without earthly honor or recognition, they were heroes of faith. From their lips came words of divine eloquence that shook the world. In Jerusalem, where the deepest prejudice
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Psalm 21:7
For the king trusts in the LORD; through the unfailing love of the Most High he will not be shaken.

Psalm 46:5
God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.

Psalm 61:7
May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.

Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.

Ecclesiastes 1:4
Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever.

Isaiah 33:20
Look on Zion, the city of our festivals; your eyes will see Jerusalem, a peaceful abode, a tent that will not be moved; its stakes will never be pulled up, nor any of its ropes broken.

Ezekiel 21:20
Mark out one road for the sword to come against Rabbah of the Ammonites and another against Judah and fortified Jerusalem.

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