Psalm 87
King James BibleEnglish Standard Version
1A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah. His foundation is in the holy mountains.1On the holy mount stands the city he founded;
2The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.2the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.
3Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.3Glorious things of you are spoken, O city of God. Selah
4I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there.4Among those who know me I mention Rahab and Babylon; behold, Philistia and Tyre, with Cush— “This one was born there,” they say.
5And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.5And of Zion it shall be said, “This one and that one were born in her”; for the Most High himself will establish her.
6The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.6The LORD records as he registers the peoples, “This one was born there.” Selah
7As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.7Singers and dancers alike say, “All my springs are in you.”
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Psalm 86
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