NETBible KJV GRK-HEB XRef Arts Hymns
  Discovery Box

Psalms 87:1

Context
Psalm 87 1 

Written by the Korahites; a psalm, a song.

87:1 The Lord’s city is in the holy hills. 2 

Psalms 125:2

Context

125:2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem, 3 

so the Lord surrounds his people,

now and forevermore.

1 sn Psalm 87. The psalmist celebrates the Lord’s presence in Zion and the special status of its citizens.

2 tn Heb “his foundation [is] in the hills of holiness.” The expression “his foundation” refers here by metonymy to the Lord’s dwelling place in Zion. The “hills” are the ones surrounding Zion (see Pss 125:2; 133:3).

3 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.



TIP #15: To dig deeper, please read related articles at bible.org (via Articles Tab). [ALL]
created in 0.04 seconds
powered by bible.org