Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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

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.

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

Fausets

Prayers for Psalm 87:6

Context Readings

Zion, The City Of God

5 Yes, of Zion it shall be said, This man and that man were born in her, for the Most High Himself will establish her. 6 The Lord shall count, when He registers the peoples, that this man was born there. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! 7 The singers as well as the players on instruments shall say, All my springs (my sources of life and joy) are in you [city of our God].


Cross References

Isaiah 4:3

And he who is left in Zion and remains in Jerusalem will be called holy, everyone who is recorded for life in Jerusalem and for eternal life,

Ezekiel 13:9

And My hand shall be against the prophets who see empty, false, and delusive visions and who give lying prophecies. They shall not be in the secret council of My people, nor shall they be recorded in the register of the house of Israel, nor shall they enter into the land of Israel; and you shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord God.

Psalm 69:28

Let them be blotted out of the book of the living and the book of life and not be enrolled among the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright and in right standing with God).

Psalm 22:30

Posterity shall serve Him; they shall tell of the Lord to the next generation.

Jeremiah 3:19

And I thought how [gloriously and honorably] I would set you among My children and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage, the most beautiful and best [inheritance] among all nations! And I thought you would call Me My Father and would not turn away from following Me.

Ezekiel 9:4

And the Lord said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed in the midst of it.

Luke 10:20

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

Galatians 4:26-31

But the Jerusalem above ( the Messianic kingdom of Christ) is free, and she is our mother.

Philippians 4:3

And I exhort you too, [my] genuine yokefellow, help these [two women to keep on cooperating], for they have toiled along with me in [the spreading of] the good news (the Gospel), as have Clement and the rest of my fellow workers whose names are in the Book of Life.

Revelation 13:8

And all the inhabitants of the earth will fall down in adoration and pay him homage, everyone whose name has not been recorded in the Book of Life of the Lamb that was slain [in sacrifice] from the foundation of the world.

Revelation 20:15

And if anyone's [name] was not found recorded in the Book of Life, he was hurled into the lake of fire.

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