Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

References

Fausets

Prayers for Psalm 87:6

Context Readings

Zion, The City Of God

5 And of Zion it is said: Each one was born in her, And He, the Most High, doth establish her. 6 Jehovah doth recount in the describing of the peoples, 'This one was born there.' Selah. 7 Singers also as players on instruments, All my fountains are in Thee!


Cross References

Isaiah 4:3

And it hath been, he who is left in Zion, And he who is remaining in Jerusalem, 'Holy' is said of him, Of every one who is written for life in Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 13:9

And My hand hath been on the prophets, Who are seeing vanity, and who are divining a lie, In the assembly of My people they are not, And in the writing of the house of Israel they are not written, And unto the ground of Israel they come not, And ye have known that I am the Lord Jehovah.

Psalm 69:28

They are blotted out of the book of life, And with the righteous are not written.

Psalm 22:30

A seed doth serve Him, It is declared of the Lord to the generation.

Jeremiah 3:19

And I have said, How do I put thee among the sons, And give to thee a desirable land, A beauteous inheritance of the hosts of nations, And I say, My father -- ye do call to Me, And from after Me ye do not turn back.

Ezekiel 9:4

And He calleth unto the man who is clothed with linen, who hath the scribe's inkhorn at his loins, and Jehovah saith unto him, 'Pass on into the midst of the city, into the midst of Jerusalem, and thou hast made a mark on the foreheads of the men who are sighing and who are groaning for all the abominations that are done in its midst.'

Luke 10:20

but, in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subjected to you, but rejoice rather that your names were written in the heavens.'

Galatians 4:26-31

and the Jerusalem above is the free-woman, which is mother of us all,

Philippians 4:3

and I ask also thee, genuine yoke-fellow, be assisting those women who in the good news did strive along with me, with Clement also, and the others, my fellow-workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Revelation 13:8

And bow before it shall all who are dwelling upon the land, whose names have not been written in the scroll of the life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world;

Revelation 20:15

and if any one was not found written in the scroll of the life, he was cast to the lake of the fire.

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