87 The Lord built his city on the sacred hill;[b] 2 more than any other place in Israel he loves the city of Jerusalem. 3 Listen, city of God, to the wonderful things he says about you:
4 “I will include Egypt and Babylonia when I list the nations that obey me; the people of Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia[c] I will number among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.”
5 Of Zion it will be said that all nations belong there and that the Almighty will make her strong. 6 The Lord will write a list of the peoples and include them all as citizens of Jerusalem. 7 They dance and sing, “In Zion is the source of all our blessings.”
Psalm 87:1HEBREW TITLE: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song.
Psalm 87:4Hebrew Cush: Cush is the ancient name of the extensive territory south of the First Cataract of the Nile River. This region was called Ethiopia in Graeco-Roman time, and included within its borders most of modern Sudan and some of present-day Ethiopia (Abyssinia).
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