Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is Mount Zion in the far north, The city of the great King.

King James Version

Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Holman Bible

rising splendidly, is the joy of the whole earth. Mount Zion on the slopes of the north is the city of the great King.

International Standard Version

Beautifully situated, the joy of all the earth, Mount Zion towards the north, the city of the great King.

A Conservative Version

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

American Standard Version

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, The city of the great King.

Amplified

Fair and beautiful in elevation, is the joy of all the earth -- " Mount Zion [the City of David], to the northern side [Mount Moriah and the temple], the [whole] city of the Great King!

Darby Translation

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Julia Smith Translation

Fair of elevation, the joy of all the earth, is mount Zion, the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

King James 2000

Beautiful for elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, [is] {Mount Zion}, {in the far north}, [the] city of [the] great king.

Modern King James verseion

Beautiful on high, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The hill of Zion is like a fair plant, whereof all the land rejoiceth: upon the north side lieth the city of the great King.

NET Bible

It is lofty and pleasing to look at, a source of joy to the whole earth. Mount Zion resembles the peaks of Zaphon; it is the city of the great king.

New Heart English Bible

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, in the far north, the city of the great King.

Webster

Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

World English Bible

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the north sides, the city of the great King.

Youngs Literal Translation

Beautiful for elevation, A joy of all the land, is Mount Zion, The sides of the north, the city of a great king.

Context Readings

Zion Exalted

1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain. 2 Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is Mount Zion in the far north, The city of the great King. 3 God, in her palaces, Has made Himself known as a stronghold.


Cross References

Psalm 50:2

Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shone forth.

Lamentations 2:15

All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, "Is this the city of which they said, 'The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth'?"

Matthew 5:35

or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING.

Ezekiel 20:6

on that day I swore to them, to bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had selected for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands.

Psalm 47:7-8

For God is the King of all the earth; Sing praises with a skillful psalm.

Isaiah 14:13

"But you said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God, And I will sit on the mount of assembly In the recesses of the north.

Isaiah 60:15-20

"Whereas you have been forsaken and hated With no one passing through, I will make you an everlasting pride, A joy from generation to generation.

Isaiah 66:10

"Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her; Be exceedingly glad with her, all you who mourn over her,

Jeremiah 3:19

"Then I said, 'How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

Daniel 8:9

Out of one of them came forth a rather small horn which grew exceedingly great toward the south, toward the east, and toward the Beautiful Land.

Daniel 11:16

"But he who comes against him will do as he pleases, and no one will be able to withstand him; he will also stay for a time in the Beautiful Land, with destruction in his hand.

Malachi 1:14

"But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."

Malachi 3:12

"All the nations will call you blessed, for you shall be a delightful land," says the LORD of hosts.

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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