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Obadiah 1:17

"But there will be a delivered remnant on Mount Zion. There will be holiness, and the house of Jacob will take back their possessions.

Psalm 132:13

For the LORD has chosen Zion, desiring it as his dwelling place.

Psalm 87:5

Indeed, about Zion it will be said: "More than one person was born in it," and "The Most High himself did it."

Psalm 84:7

They will walk from strength to strength; each will appear before God in Zion.

Joel 3:16

"The LORD will roar from Zion, and shout from Jerusalem. The heavens and the earth will shake, but the LORD will be the refuge of his people, and the strength of the people of Israel."

Psalm 102:13

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

Zephaniah 3:14

"Sing aloud, daughter of Zion! Shout out, Israel! Rejoice with all of your heart, daughter of Jerusalem!

Psalm 78:68

But he chose the tribe of Judah, the mountain of Zion, which he loves.

Isaiah 37:32

For a remnant will come out of Zion, and a band of survivors from Jerusalem. The zeal of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will accomplish this.

Psalm 128:5

May the LORD bless you from Zion, and may you observe the prosperity of Jerusalem every day that you live!

Psalm 20:2

May he send you help from the sanctuary, and may he sustain you from Zion.

Zechariah 1:17

"Also announce the following: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "My cities will again overflow with prosperity. The LORD will comfort Zion once more and will choose Jerusalem again."'"

Zechariah 8:3

"This is what the LORD says: "I will return to Zion and I will live in the midst of Jerusalem. And Jerusalem will be called, "The City of Truth" and the mountain of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will be called, "The Holy Mountain".'

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon called Israel's elders together, including all the leaders of the tribes and families of Israel. They met in Jerusalem to transfer the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

Isaiah 3:16

The LORD also says: "Because Zion's women are so haughty, and walk with outstretched necks, flirting with their eyes, prancing along as they walk, and making tinkling noises with their ankle bracelets,

Psalm 48:12

March around Zion; encircle her; count her towers.

Psalm 48:2

Beautifully situated, the joy of all the earth, Mount Zion towards the north, the city of the great King.

Obadiah 1:21

Deliverers will assemble on Mount Zion to judge Esau's Mountain, and to the Lord will the kingdom belong!"

Psalm 149:2

May Israel rejoice in its Maker, and Zion's descendants in their King!

Isaiah 62:1

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

2 Samuel 5:7

Even so, David captured the stronghold of Zion, which is now known as the City of David.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake yourself from the dust and arise, and sit on your throne, O Jerusalem! Loosen the bonds from your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

Isaiah 3:17

therefore the LORD will afflict sores on the heads of Zion's women, and the LORD will expose their private parts.

Psalm 51:18

Show favor to Zion in your good pleasure; and rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 87:6

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

Psalm 102:16

When the LORD rebuilds Zion, he will appear in his glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for Zion's cause.

Micah 4:8

"And you, watchtower of the flock, you stronghold of the daughter of Zion, it will happen even to you: The former dominion, even the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem, will come.

Isaiah 31:9

Their stronghold will vanish by reason of terror, and their commanders will be filled with alarm because of the battle standard," declares the LORD, whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD will have compassion on Zion, have compassion on all her ruins. He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her deserts like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving, and the sound of singing. Sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

Isaiah 4:5

Then the LORD will create over the entire site of Mount Zion including over those who assemble there a cloud by day

Zechariah 2:7

""Come now, Zion! Escape, you who are living with the residents of Babylon.

Isaiah 4:3

Whoever survives in Zion and whoever remains in Jerusalem will be called holy everyone who has been appointed to survive in Jerusalem

Isaiah 60:14

"All the descendants of those who oppressed you will come bending low before you, and all those who despised you will bow down at your feet. They'll call you "The City of the LORD,' "Zion of the Holy One of Israel.'"

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Jeremiah 31:6

For there will be a day when the watchmen will call out on the hills of Ephraim, "Arise, let's go up to Zion to the LORD our God.'"

Psalm 9:11

Sing praises to the LORD who dwells in Zion; declare his mighty deeds among the nations.

Psalm 48:11

Mount Zion will be glad; the towns of Judah will rejoice because of your judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your community, whom you purchased long ago, the tribe whom you redeemed for your possession. Remember Mount Zion, where you live.

Jerusalem » The names given to » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah as if it were my bow, loading it with Ephraim. I raised up your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece, wielding you like a mighty warrior's sword."

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon gathered together the elders of Israel, including all the heads of the tribes and the leaders of the ancestral households of the Israelis, to meet with him in Jerusalem so they could bring up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

Jerusalem » Called » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah as if it were my bow, loading it with Ephraim. I raised up your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece, wielding you like a mighty warrior's sword."

Isaiah 33:20

"Look at Zion, city of our festivals! Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed abode, an immovable tent; its stakes will never be pulled up, nor will any of its ropes be broken.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon gathered together the elders of Israel, including all the heads of the tribes and the leaders of the ancestral households of the Israelis, to meet with him in Jerusalem so they could bring up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

Psalm 48:12

March around Zion; encircle her; count her towers.

Temple » Solomon's » Zion

Isaiah 2:3

Many groups of people will come, commenting, "Come! Let's go up to the Temple of the God of Jacob, that they may teach us his ways. Then let's walk in his paths." "Instruction will proceed from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your community, whom you purchased long ago, the tribe whom you redeemed for your possession. Remember Mount Zion, where you live.

Psalm 20:2

May he send you help from the sanctuary, and may he sustain you from Zion.

Psalm 48:12

March around Zion; encircle her; count her towers.

Psalm 87:2

The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than the dwellings of Jacob.

The First Temple » Was called » Zion

Psalm 84:1-7

How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies. I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow found a house for herself and the swallow a nest to lay her young at your altar, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, my king and God. read more.
How happy are those who live in your Temple, for they can praise you continuously. Interlude How happy are those whose strength is in you, whose heart is on your path. They will pass through the Baca Valley where he will prepare a spring for them; even the early rain will cover it with blessings. They will walk from strength to strength; each will appear before God in Zion.

Zion » Restoration of, promised

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah as if it were my bow, loading it with Ephraim. I raised up your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece, wielding you like a mighty warrior's sword."

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD will have compassion on Zion, have compassion on all her ruins. He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her deserts like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving, and the sound of singing. Sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Isaiah 60:14

"All the descendants of those who oppressed you will come bending low before you, and all those who despised you will bow down at your feet. They'll 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, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

2 Samuel 5:7

Even so, David captured the stronghold of Zion, which is now known as the City of David.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon gathered together the elders of Israel, including all the heads of the tribes and the leaders of the ancestral households of the Israelis, to meet with him in Jerusalem so they could bring up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Zion » Name of, applied to jerusalem

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah as if it were my bow, loading it with Ephraim. I raised up your sons, Zion, against your sons, Greece, wielding you like a mighty warrior's sword."

Psalm 87:5

Indeed, about Zion it will be said: "More than one person was born in it," and "The Most High himself did it."

Song of Songs 3:11

Come out, young women of Zion, and see King Solomon with the crown with which his mother crowned him on his wedding day his day of great delight.

Isaiah 33:20

"Look at Zion, city of our festivals! Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed abode, an immovable tent; its stakes will never be pulled up, nor will any of its ropes be broken.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are terrified; trembling grips the godless: "Who among us can live with the consuming fire? Who among us can live with everlasting flames?"

Zion » Called thereafter "the city of david,"

1 Chronicles 15:1

David built palaces for himself in the City of David, and he prepared a place for the Ark of God and erected a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 11:5

The inhabitants of Jebus told David, "You're not coming in here!" Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion, now known as the City of David.

1 Chronicles 11:7

David occupied the fortress, so it was named the City of David after him.

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the LORD was coming into the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David jumping and dancing in the LORD's presence, and she despised him in her heart.

2 Samuel 5:7

Even so, David captured the stronghold of Zion, which is now known as the City of David.

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Placed in

1 Chronicles 15:1

David built palaces for himself in the City of David, and he prepared a place for the Ark of God and erected a tent for it.

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the LORD was coming into the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David jumping and dancing in the LORD's presence, and she despised him in her heart.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon gathered together the elders of Israel, including all the heads of the tribes and the leaders of the ancestral households of the Israelis, to meet with him in Jerusalem so they could bring up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

2 Samuel 6:12

Later on, David was informed, "The LORD has blessed the home of Obed-edom and everything he has since he's in possession of the Ark of God." So David went out joyfully and brought up the Ark of God to the City of David from Obed-edom's home.

1 Chronicles 15:29

But as the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD approached the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David dancing and cavorting around, 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

So Solomon began construction of the LORD's Temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the LORD had appeared to his father David, that is, where David had prepared Ornan the Jebusite's threshing floor.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon gathered together the elders of Israel, including all the heads of the tribes and the leaders of the ancestral households of the Israelis, to meet with him in Jerusalem so they could bring up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon called Israel's elders together, including all the leaders of the tribes and families of Israel. They met in Jerusalem to transfer the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

Zion » Captured from the jebusites by david

2 Samuel 5:6-9

Later, the king and his army marched on Jerusalem against the Jebusites, who were inhabiting the territory at that time and who had told David, "You're not coming in here! Even the blind and the lame could turn you away!" because they were thinking "David can't come here." Even so, David captured the stronghold of Zion, which is now known as the City of David. At that time, David had said, "Whoever intends to attack the Jebusites will have to climb up the water shaft to attack the lame and blind, who hate David." read more.
Therefore they say, "The blind and lame are never to come into the house." David occupied the fortress, naming it the City of David. He built up the surroundings from the terrace ramparts inward.

1 Chronicles 11:5-7

The inhabitants of Jebus told David, "You're not coming in here!" Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion, now known as the City of David. David had announced, "Whoever first attacks the Jebusites will be appointed chief and commander." When Zeruiah's son Joab went up first, he became chief. David occupied the fortress, so it was named the City of David after him.

Zion » Called the city of God

Isaiah 60:14

"All the descendants of those who oppressed you will come bending low before you, and all those who despised you will bow down at your feet. They'll 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 the dwellings of Jacob. Glorious things are spoken about you, city of God. Interlude

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, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

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Zion, As A Place

13;11;4-5

Later, David and all of Israel marched to Jerusalem (then known as Jebus, where the Jebusites lived when they inhabited the land).

Zion, As A Symbol

19;135;21

Blessed be the LORD from Zion, he who lives in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

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