Bible: Psalm 87

Psalm 87 1 

87:1 Written by the Korahites; a psalm, a song.

The Lord’s city is in the holy hills. 2 

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, 3 

O city of God. (Selah)

87:4 I mention Rahab 4  and Babylon to my followers. 5 

Here are 6  Philistia and Tyre, 7  along with Ethiopia. 8 

It is said of them, “This one was born there.” 9 

87:5 But it is said of Zion’s residents, 10 

“Each one of these 11  was born in her,

and the sovereign One 12  makes her secure.” 13 

87:6 The Lord writes in the census book of the nations, 14 

“This one was born there.” 15  (Selah)

87:7 As for the singers, as well as the pipers

all of them sing within your walls. 16 

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