Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD will count when He registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.

King James Version

The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.

Holman Bible

When He registers the peoples, the Lord will record, "This one was born there." Selah

International Standard Version

The LORD will record, as he registers the nations, "This one was born there." Interlude

A Conservative Version

LORD will count when he writes up the peoples: This [man] was born there. Selah.

American Standard Version

Jehovah will count, when he writeth up the peoples, This one was born there. Selah

Amplified

The Lord shall count, when He registers the peoples, that this man was born there. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

The Lord will keep in mind, when he is writing the records of the people, that this man had his birth there. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Jehovah will count, when he inscribeth the peoples, This man was born there. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD shall count when he writes up the peoples that this one was born there. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah shall recount in writing up the peoples, This was born there. Silence.

King James 2000

The LORD shall count, when he registers the people, that this man was born there. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh will record in writing [the] peoples, "This [one] was born there." Selah

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah shall count, in recording the peoples, that this man was born there. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD shall cause it to be preached and written among the people, that he was born there. Selah.

NET Bible

The Lord writes in the census book of the nations, "This one was born there." (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

The LORD will count, when he writes up the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, will record, when he enrolleth the peoples, This one was born there. Selah.

Webster

The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.

World English Bible

Yahweh will count, when he writes up the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah doth recount in the describing of the peoples, 'This one was born there.' Selah.

References

Prayers for Psalm 87:6

Context Readings

Zion, The City Of God

5 But of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born in her"; And the Most High Himself will establish her. 6 The LORD will count when He registers the peoples, "This one was born there." Selah. 7 Then those who sing as well as those who play the flutes shall say, "All my springs of joy are in you."


Cross References

Isaiah 4:3

It will come about that he who is left in Zion and remains in Jerusalem will be called holy--everyone who is recorded for life in Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 13:9

"So My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying divinations They will have no place in the council of My people, nor will they be written down in the register of the house of Israel, nor will they enter the land of Israel, that you may know that I am the Lord GOD.

Psalm 69:28

May they be blotted out of the book of life And may they not be recorded with the righteous.

Psalm 22:30

Posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation.

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.'

Ezekiel 9:4

The LORD said to him, "Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst."

Luke 10:20

"Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven."

Galatians 4:26-31

But the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.

Philippians 4:3

Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Revelation 13:8

All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.

Revelation 20:15

And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

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