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

2 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.

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, in the mountain of his holiness. 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 is known in her palaces for a refuge.


Cross References

Psalm 50:2

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

Lamentations 2:15

Samech All that passed by clapped their hands over thee and whistled and wagged their heads over 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, for it is his footstool, neither by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Ezekiel 20:6

in the day that I lifted up my hand unto them with an oath that I would bring them forth from the land of Egypt into a land that I had prepared for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the most beautiful of all lands,

Psalm 47:7-8

For God is the King of all the earth; sing ye praises with understanding.

Isaiah 14:13

Thou who said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven; upon high next to the stars of God I will exalt my throne: and I will sit upon the mount of the testimony and in the sides of the north;

Isaiah 60:15-20

Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will place thee in eternal glory, in joy from generation to generation.

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: be filled with joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I place thee as sons and give thee the desirable land, the heritage that the hosts of Gentiles desire? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father, and shalt not turn away from following me.

Daniel 8:9

And out of the first of them came forth a little horn, which grew much toward the south and toward the east and toward the desirable land.

Daniel 11:16

And he that comes against him shall do according to his own will, and there shall be no one that can stand before him, and he shall stand in the glorious land, which by his hand shall be consumed.

Malachi 1:14

But cursed be the deceiver, who has in his flock a male and vows and sacrifices unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of the hosts, and my name is formidable among the Gentiles.

Malachi 3:12

And all the Gentiles shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, said the LORD of the hosts.

Hebrews 12:22

but ye are come unto Mount Sion and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

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