Parallel
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A song of praise from the Korah family.
1The Lord built his city on the holy hills.
2He loves the gates of Zion more than any other place in Israel.
3Wonderful things are said about you, City of God. Selah
4God says, “Some of my people live in Egypt#87:4 Egypt Literally, “Rahab.” This name means the “Dragon.” It became a popular name for Egypt. and Babylon.
Some of them were born in Philistia, Tyre, and even Ethiopia.”
5But about Zion he says,
“I know each and every person born there.”
It is the city built by God Most High.
6The Lord keeps a list of all his people,
and he knows where each of them was born. Selah
7At the festivals, people will dance and sing,
“All good things come from Zion.”