New Living Translation
He loves the city of Jerusalem more than any other city in Israel.
King James Bible
The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion more than all the habitations of Jacob.
World English Bible
Yahweh loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is loving the gates of Zion Above all the tabernacles of Jacob.
Psalm 87:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
87:2 Zion - That is, Zion itself, or Jerusalem, which was built upon and near mount Zion. He saith Zion rather than Jerusalem, to intimate that he loved Jerusalem for Zion's sake, or for the temple, which he chose for his peculiar dwelling place.
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DO not mistake me, I do not say that of their own nature the worst things are good, for they are a fruit of the curse; but though they are naturally evil, yet the wise overruling hand of God disposing and sanctifying them, they are morally good. As the elements, though of contrary qualities, yet God has so tempered them, that they all work in a harmonious manner for the good of the universe. Or as in a watch, the wheels seem to move contrary one to another, but all carry on the motions of the watch: …
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And I saw them as they went up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded God's people and the beloved city. But fire from heaven came down on the attacking armies and consumed them.
Why do you look with envy, O rugged mountains, at Mount Zion, where God has chosen to live, where the LORD himself will live forever?
But he rejected Joseph's descendants; he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim.
He chose instead the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loved.
And now here we are, standing inside your gates, O Jerusalem.
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