Psalm 147:13
Good News Translation
He keeps your gates strong; he blesses your people.

Contemporary English Version
He makes your city gates strong and blesses your people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because he hath strengthened the bolts of thy gates, he hath blessed thy children within thee.

New American Bible
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates, blessed your children within you.

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Because he hath strengthened the bolts of thy gates, he hath blessed thy children within thee.

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Psalm 48:11-14 Let mount Sion rejoice, and the daughters of Juda be glad; because of thy judgments, O Lord. . . .

Psalm 51:18 Deal favourably, O Lord, in thy good will with Sion; that the walls of Jerusalem may be built up.

Psalm 125:2 In Jerusalem. Mountains are round about it: so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth now and for ever.

Nehemiah 3:1 Then Eliasib the high priest arose, and his brethren the priests, and they built the flock gate: they sanctified it, and set up the doors thereof, even unto the tower of a hundred cubits they sanctified it unto the tower of Hananeel.

Nehemiah 6:1 And it came to pass, when Sanaballat, and Tobias, and Gossem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall, and that there was no breach left in it, (though at that time I had not set up the doors in the gates,)

Nehemiah 7:1 Now after the wall was built, and I had set up the doors, and numbered the porters and singing men, and Levites:

Nehemiah 12:30 And the priests and the Levites were purified, and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

Lamentations 2:8,9 Heth. The Lord hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Sion: he hath stretched out his line, and hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: and the bulwark hath mourned, and the wall hath been destroyed together. . . .

Lamentations 4:12 Lamed. The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world would not have believed, that the adversary and the enemy should enter in by the gates of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:25 Know thou, therefore, and take notice: that from the going forth of the word, to build up Jerusalem again, unto Christ, the prince, there shall be seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks: and the street shall be built again, and the walls, in straitness of times.

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Psalm 115:14,15 May the Lord add blessings upon you: upon you, and upon your children. . . .

Psalm 128:3-6 Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table. . . .

Psalm 144:12 Whose sons are as new plants in their youth: Their daughters decked out, adorned round about after the similitude of a temple:

Isaiah 44:3-5 For I will pour out waters upon the thirsty ground, and streams upon the dry land: I will pour out my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thy stock. . . .

Jeremiah 30:19,20 And out of them shall come forth praise, and the voice of them that play: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be made few: and I will glorify them, and they shall not be lessened. . . .

Zechariah 8:3-5 Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I am returned to Sion, and I will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called The city of truth, and the mountain of the Lord of hosts, The sanctified mountain. . . .

Luke 19:42-44 If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes. . . .

Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
12Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: praise thy God, O Sion. 13Because he hath strengthened the bolts of thy gates, he hath blessed thy children within thee.14Who hath placed peace in thy borders: and filleth thee with the fat of corn.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:25
His shoe shall be iron and brass. As the days of thy youth, so also shall thy old age be.

Nehemiah 3:3
But the fish gate the sons of Asnaa built: they covered it, and set up the doors thereof, and the locks, and the bars. And next to them built Marimuth the son of Urias the son of Accus.

Nehemiah 7:3
And I said to them: Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened till the sun be hot. And while they were yet standing by the gates were shut, and barred: and I set watchmen of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one by their courses, and every man over against his house.

Psalm 37:26
He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

Psalm 147:12
Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: praise thy God, O Sion.

Additional Translations
For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.For he has strengthened the bars of your gates; he has blessed your children within you.

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; He hath blessed thy children within thee.

For he has strengthened the bars of thy gates; he has blessed thy children within thee.

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee;

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.

For He did strengthen the bars of thy gates, He hath blessed thy sons in thy midst.
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