Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 {A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah.} Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness. 2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the 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 hath shined.

Lamentations 2:15

All that 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 call 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 mine hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied 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

For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, 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 make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.

Isaiah 66:10

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

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.

Daniel 8:9

And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.

Daniel 11:16

But he that cometh against him shall do according to his own will, and none shall 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, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.

Malachi 3:12

And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the LORD of 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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