Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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, the joy of all the earth,
Is Mount Zion [the City of David] in the far north,
The 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.

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 LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain. 2 Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King. 3 God has made himself known in her palaces for a refuge.


Cross References

Psalm 50:2

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

Lamentations 2:15

All who pass by clap their hands at thee. They hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, [saying], Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?

Matthew 5:35

nor by the earth, because it is the footstool of his feet, nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

Ezekiel 20:6

I swore to them in that day, to bring them forth out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out 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 ye praises with understanding.

Isaiah 14:13

And thou said in thy heart, I will ascend into heaven. I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, and I will sit upon the mount of congregation, in the outermost parts of the north.

Isaiah 60:15-20

Whereas thou have been forsaken and hated, so that no man passed through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all ye who love her. Rejoice for joy with her, all ye who mourn over her,

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all ye who love her. Rejoice for joy with her, all ye who mourn over her,

Daniel 8:9

And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which grew exceedingly great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the glorious [land].

Daniel 11:16

But he who comes against him shall do according to his own will, and none shall stand before him. And he shall stand in the glorious land, and in his hand shall be destruction.

Malachi 1:14

But cursed be the deceiver, who has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices to LORD a blemished thing. For I am a great King, says LORD of hosts, and my name is feared among the Gentiles.

Malachi 3:12

And all nations shall call you blessed, for ye shall be a delightful land, says LORD of hosts.

Hebrews 12:22

But ye have come to mount Zion, and to the city of a living God, a heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of heavenly agents,

King James Version Public Domain

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

American Standard Version Public Domain

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible