Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

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,

Context Readings

David And Zion Chosen

12 If thy children will keep my covenant And my testimony that I shall teach them, Their children also shall sit upon thy throne for evermore. 13 For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; He hath desired it for his habitation. 14 This is my resting-place for ever: Here will I dwell; for I have desired it.


Cross References

Psalm 68:16

Why look ye askance, ye high mountains, At the mountain which God hath desired for his abode? Yea, Jehovah will dwell in it for ever.

Psalm 48:1-3

Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, in his holy mountain.

Psalm 76:1-2

In Judah is God known: His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 78:68-69

But chose the tribe of Judah, The mount Zion which he loved.

Psalm 87:2

Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob.

Isaiah 14:32

What then shall one answer the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

Hebrews 12:22

but ye are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable hosts of angels,

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