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87
Psalm 87
Zion, the City of God
A psalm of the sons of Korah. A song.
1The city he founded#87:1 Lit His foundation is on the holy mountains.#Ps 78:69; Is 28:16
2The Lord loves Zion’s city gates
more than all the dwellings of Jacob.#Ps 78:67-68
3Glorious things are said about you,
city of God.#Ps 48:8Selah
4“I will make a record of those who know me:
Rahab, Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Cush —
each one was born there.”#Is 19:23-25; 56:6-7; Zch 2:10-12
5And it will be said of Zion,
“This one and that one were born in her.”
The Most High himself will establish her.#Ps 48:8; Is 2:2
6When he registers the peoples,
the Lord will record,
“This one was born there.”#Is 4:3; Ezk 13:9Selah
7Singers and dancers#87:7 Or musicians alike will say,#87:7 Or As they dance they will sing
“My whole source of joy is#87:7 Lit “All my springs, are in you.”#Ps 46:4; 68:25