Never miss a post

Related Readings

42 Bible Verses about zion

Most Relevant Verses

Obadiah 1:17

But there will be a deliverance on Mount Zion, and it will be holy; the house of Jacob will dispossess those who dispossessed them.

Psalm 132:13

For the Lord has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His home:

Psalm 87:5

And it will be said of Zion, "This one and that one were born in her." The Most High Himself will establish her.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength; each appears before God in Zion.

Joel 3:16

The Lord will roar from Zion and raise His voice from Jerusalem; heaven and earth will shake. But the Lord will be a refuge for His people, a stronghold for the Israelites.

Psalm 102:13

You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her- the appointed time has come.

Zephaniah 3:14

Sing for joy, Daughter Zion; shout loudly, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all [your] heart, Daughter Jerusalem!

Psalm 78:68

He chose instead the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which He loved.

Isaiah 37:32

For a remnant will go out from Jerusalem, and survivors from Mount Zion. The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will accomplish this.'

Psalm 128:5

May the Lord bless you from Zion, so that you will see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life,

1 Peter 2:6

For it stands in Scripture: Look! I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and valuable cornerstone, and the one who believes in Him will never be put to shame!

Psalm 20:2

May He send you help from the sanctuary and sustain you from Zion.

Zechariah 1:17

"Proclaim further: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: My cities will again overflow with prosperity; the Lord will once more comfort Zion and again choose Jerusalem."

Zechariah 8:3

The Lord says this: "I will return to Zion and live in Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the Faithful City, the mountain of the Lord of Hosts, and the Holy Mountain."

2 Chronicles 5:2

At that time Solomon assembled at Jerusalem the elders of Israel-all the tribal heads, the ancestral chiefs of the Israelites-in order to bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord up from the city of David, that is, Zion.

Isaiah 3:16

The Lord also says: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, walking with heads held high and seductive eyes, going along with prancing steps, jingling their ankle bracelets,

Psalm 48:12

Go around Zion, encircle it; count its towers,

Psalm 48:2

rising splendidly, is the joy of the whole earth. Mount Zion on the slopes of the north is the city of the great King.

Obadiah 1:21

Saviors will ascend Mount Zion to rule over the hill country of Esau, but the kingdom will be the Lord's.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel celebrate its Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.

Isaiah 62:1

I will not keep silent because of Zion, and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem until her righteousness shines like a bright light, and her salvation like a flaming torch.

2 Samuel 5:7

Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, the city of David.

Isaiah 52:2

Stand up, shake the dust off yourself! Take your seat, Jerusalem. Remove the bonds from your neck, captive Daughter Zion."

Isaiah 3:17

the Lord will put scabs on the heads of the daughters of Zion, and the Lord will shave their foreheads bare.

Psalm 87:6

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

Psalm 102:16

for the Lord will rebuild Zion; He will appear in His glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For the Lord has a day of vengeance, a time of paying back [Edom] for its hostility against Zion.

Micah 4:8

And you, watchtower for the flock, fortified hill of Daughter Zion, the former rule will come to you, sovereignty will come to Daughter Jerusalem.

Isaiah 31:9

His rock will pass away because of fear, and his officers will be afraid because of the signal flag. [This is] the Lord's declaration-whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 51:3

For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places, and He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and melodious song.

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

Isaiah 4:5

Then the Lord will create a cloud of smoke by day and a glowing flame of fire by night over the entire site of Mount Zion and over its assemblies. For there will be a canopy over all the glory,

Zechariah 2:7

"Go, Zion! Escape, you who are living with Daughter Babylon."

Isaiah 4:3

Whoever remains in Zion and whoever is left in Jerusalem will be called holy-all in Jerusalem who are destined to live-

Isaiah 60:14

The sons of your oppressors will come and bow down to you; all who reviled you will fall down on their faces at your feet. They will call you the City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

From Thematic Bible


Church » Zion

Jeremiah 31:6

For there will be a day when watchmen will call out in the hill country of Ephraim: Get up, let's go up to Zion, to the Lord our God!

Psalm 48:11

Mount Zion is glad. The towns of Judah rejoice because of Your judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation, which You purchased long ago and redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession. [Remember] Mount Zion where You dwell.

Jerusalem » The names given to » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I will bend Judah [as My bow]; I will fill that bow with Ephraim. I will rouse your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece. I will make you like a warrior's sword.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Zion, the city of David.

Jerusalem » Called » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I will bend Judah [as My bow]; I will fill that bow with Ephraim. I will rouse your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece. I will make you like a warrior's sword.

Isaiah 33:20

Look at Zion, the city of our festival times. Your eyes will see Jerusalem, a peaceful pasture, a tent that does not wander; its tent pegs will not be pulled up nor will any of its cords be loosened.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Zion, the city of David.

Psalm 48:12

Go around Zion, encircle it; count its towers,

Temple » Solomon's » Zion

Isaiah 2:3

and many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us about His ways so that we may walk in His paths." For instruction will go out of Zion and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation, which You purchased long ago and redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession. [Remember] Mount Zion where You dwell.

Psalm 20:2

May He send you help from the sanctuary and sustain you from Zion.

Psalm 48:12

Go around Zion, encircle it; count its towers,

Psalm 87:2

The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

The First Temple » Was called » Zion

Psalm 84:1-7

How lovely is Your dwelling place, Lord of Hosts. I long and yearn for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh cry out for the living God. Even a sparrow finds a home, and a swallow, a nest for herself where she places her young- near Your altars, Lord of Hosts, my King and my God. read more.
How happy are those who reside in Your house, who praise You continually. Selah Happy are the people whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a source of springwater; even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings. They go from strength to strength; each appears before God in Zion.

Zion » Restoration of, promised

Zechariah 9:13

For I will bend Judah [as My bow]; I will fill that bow with Ephraim. I will rouse your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece. I will make you like a warrior's sword.

Isaiah 59:20

The Redeemer will come to Zion, and to those in Jacob who turn from transgression. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

Isaiah 51:3

For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places, and He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and melodious song.

Isaiah 60:14

The sons of your oppressors will come and bow down to you; all who reviled you will fall down on their faces at your feet. They will call you the City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Zion » Mount of

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

2 Samuel 5:7

Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, the city of David.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Zion, the city of David.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Zion » Name of, applied to jerusalem

Zechariah 9:13

For I will bend Judah [as My bow]; I will fill that bow with Ephraim. I will rouse your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece. I will make you like a warrior's sword.

Psalm 87:5

And it will be said of Zion, "This one and that one were born in her." The Most High Himself will establish her.

Song of Songs 3:11

Come out, young women of Zion, and gaze at King Solomon, wearing the crown his mother placed on him the day of his wedding- the day of his heart's rejoicing.

Isaiah 33:20

Look at Zion, the city of our festival times. Your eyes will see Jerusalem, a peaceful pasture, a tent that does not wander; its tent pegs will not be pulled up nor will any of its cords be loosened.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling seizes the ungodly: "Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire? Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?"

Zion » Called thereafter "the city of david,"

1 Chronicles 15:1

David built houses for himself in the city of David, and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 11:5

The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You will never get in here." Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David).

1 Chronicles 11:7

Then David took up residence in the stronghold; therefore, it was called the city of David.

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul's daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart.

2 Samuel 5:7

Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, the city of David.

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Placed in

1 Chronicles 15:1

David built houses for himself in the city of David, and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul's daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Zion, the city of David.

2 Samuel 6:12

It was reported to King David: "The Lord has blessed Obed-edom's family and all that belongs to him because of the ark of God." So David went and had the ark of God brought up from Obed-edom's house to the city of David with rejoicing.

1 Chronicles 15:29

As the ark of the covenant of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul's daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David dancing and celebrating, and she despised him in her heart.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 5:2

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Removed » Solomon's temple » Mount moriah

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the Lord's temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the site David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Zion, the city of David.

2 Chronicles 5:2

At that time Solomon assembled at Jerusalem the elders of Israel-all the tribal heads, the ancestral chiefs of the Israelites-in order to bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord up from the city of David, that is, Zion.

Zion » Captured from the jebusites by david

2 Samuel 5:6-9

The king and his men marched to Jerusalem against the Jebusites who inhabited the land. The Jebusites had said to David: "You will never get in here. Even the blind and lame can repel you," thinking, "David can't get in here." Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, the city of David. He said that day, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites must go through the water shaft to reach the lame and the blind who are despised by David." For this reason it is said, "The blind and the lame will never enter the house." read more.
David took up residence in the stronghold, which he named the city of David. He built it up all the way around from the supporting terraces inward.

1 Chronicles 11:5-7

The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You will never get in here." Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David). David said, "Whoever is the first to kill a Jebusite will become commander-in-chief." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became the chief. Then David took up residence in the stronghold; therefore, it was called the city of David.

Zion » Called the city of God

Isaiah 60:14

The sons of your oppressors will come and bow down to you; all who reviled you will fall down on their faces at your feet. They will call you the City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 87:2-3

The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Glorious things are said about you, city of God. Selah

Zion » Name of, applied to the city of the redeemed

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

Topics on Zion

Zion, As A Place

13;11;4-5

David and all Israel marched to Jerusalem (that is, Jebus); the Jebusites who inhabited the land were there.

Zion, As A Symbol

19;135;21

May the Lord be praised from Zion; He dwells in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.