Bible: Ps 87:2-5

87:2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion

more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.

87:3 People say wonderful things about you, 1 

O city of God. (Selah)

87:4 I mention Rahab 2  and Babylon to my followers. 3 

Here are 4  Philistia and Tyre, 5  along with Ethiopia. 6 

It is said of them, “This one was born there.” 7 

87:5 But it is said of Zion’s residents, 8 

“Each one of these 9  was born in her,

and the sovereign One 10  makes her secure.” 11 

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