Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His habitation.

King James Version

For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.

Holman Bible

For the Lord has chosen Zion;
He has desired it for His home:

International Standard Version

For the LORD has chosen Zion, desiring it as his dwelling place.

A Conservative Version

For LORD has chosen Zion. He has desired it for his habitation.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; He hath desired it for his habitation.

Amplified

For the Lord has chosen Zion, He has desired it for His habitation:

Darby Translation

For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his dwelling:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired her for his habitation.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah chose in Zion; for he desired it for a dwelling to himself.

King James 2000

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His dwelling-place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD hath chosen Zion, to be a habitation for himself; he hath longed for her.

NET Bible

Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his dwelling.

The Emphasized Bible

For Yahweh hath chosen Zion, - He hath desired it as a dwelling for himself:

Webster

For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.

World English Bible

For Yahweh has chosen Zion. He has desired it for his habitation.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah hath fixed on Zion, He hath desired it for a seat to Himself,

References

Context Readings

David And Zion Chosen

12 "If your sons will keep My covenant And My testimony which I will teach them, Their sons also shall sit upon your throne forever." 13 For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His habitation. 14 "This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.


Cross References

Psalm 68:16

Why do you look with envy, O mountains with many peaks, At the mountain which God has desired for His abode? Surely the LORD will dwell there forever.

Psalm 48:1-3

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.

Psalm 76:1-2

God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 78:68-69

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which He loved.

Psalm 87:2

The LORD loves the gates of Zion More than all the other dwelling places of Jacob.

Isaiah 14:32

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,

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