Parallel Verses

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.

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, 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.

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 of a Psalm of the children of Korah} Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, in the city of our God, even upon his holy hill. 2 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. 3 God is well known in her palaces, that he is the defense of the same.


Cross References

Psalm 50:2

Out of Zion hath God appeared in perfect beauty.

Lamentations 2:15

{Samekh} All they that go by thee clap their hands at thee - hissing and wagging their heads upon the daughter Jerusalem - and say, "Is this the city that men call so fair, wherein the whole land rejoiceth?"

Matthew 5:35

nor yet by the earth; for it is His footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of that great King:

Ezekiel 20:6

even in the day that I lift up mine hand over them, to bring them out of the land of Egypt, into a land that I have provided for them, which floweth with milk and honey, and it is a pleasant land among all others:

Psalm 47:7-8

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

Isaiah 14:13

For thou thoughtest in thine heart, "I will climb up into heaven, and make my seat above the stars of God; I will sit also upon the holy mount toward the North;

Isaiah 60:15-20

Because thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee glorious for ever and ever; and joyful throughout all posterities.

Isaiah 66:10

Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her. Be joyful with her, all ye that mourned for her.

Jeremiah 3:19

"'I have showed also, how I took thee up being but a child, and gave thee a pleasant land for thine heritage; yea, and a goodly Host of the Heathen: and how I commanded thee, that thou shouldest call me Father only, and not to shrink from me.

Daniel 8:9

Yea out of one of the least of these horns, there came up yet another horn, which waxed marvelous great: toward the south, toward the east, and toward the fair pleasant land.

Daniel 11:16

Shortly, when he cometh, he shall handle him as he list, and no man shall be so hardy as to stand against him. He shall stand in the pleasant country, which through him shall be destroyed.

Malachi 1:14

Cursed be the dissembler, which hath in his flock one that is male, and when he maketh a vow, offereth a spotted one unto the LORD. For I am a great King, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, and my name is fearful among the Heathen.

Malachi 3:12

Insomuch that all people shall say that ye be blessed, for ye shall be a pleasant land, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

Hebrews 12:22

But ye are come unto the mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the celestial Jerusalem: and to an innumerable sight of angels,

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