Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 dwelling place:

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 keep my covenant and the rules I teach them, their sons will also sit on your throne forever." 13 Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home. 14 He said, "This will be my resting place forever; I will live here, for I have chosen it.


Cross References

Psalm 68:16

Why do you look with envy, O mountains with many peaks, at the mountain where God has decided to live? Indeed the Lord will live there permanently!

Psalm 48:1-3

A song, a psalm by the Korahites. The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise in the city of our God, his holy hill.

Psalm 76:1-2

For the music director; to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm of Asaph, a song. God has revealed himself in Judah; in Israel his reputation is great.

Psalm 78:68-69

He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.

Psalm 87:2

The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.

Isaiah 14:32

How will they respond to the messengers of this nation? Indeed, the Lord has made Zion secure; the oppressed among his people will find safety in her.

Hebrews 12:22

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

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