GOD’S WORD Translation
By Korah’s descendants; a psalm; a song.
87 ⌞The city⌟ the Lord has founded ⌞stands⌟ on holy mountains.
2 The Lord loves the city of Zion
more than any other place in Jacob.
3 Glorious things are said about you, O city of God! Selah
4 ⌞The Lord says,⌟ “I will add Egypt and Babylon
as well as Philistia, Tyre, and Sudan
to the list of those who acknowledge me.
Each nation ⌞will claim that it⌟ was born there.”
5 But it will be said of Zion,
“Every race is born in it.
The Most High will make it secure.”
6 The Lord will record this in the Book of Nations:
“Every race ⌞claims that it⌟ was born there.” Selah
7 Singers and dancers will sing,
“Zion is the source of all our blessings.”