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42 Bible Verses about zion

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Obadiah 1:17

But in Mount Zion shall be deliverance, and it shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Psalm 132:13

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired her for his habitation.

Psalm 87:5

And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man were born in her; and the highest himself shall establish her.

Psalm 84:7

They go forth in a great multitude; and in order, they shall see God in Zion.

Joel 3:16

The LORD also shall roar out of Zion and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake; but the LORD will be the hope of his people and the strength of the sons of Israel.

Psalm 102:13

Thou shalt arise and have mercy upon Zion; for the time to favour her, the set time, is come.

Zephaniah 3:14

Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout with joy O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all thy heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Psalm 78:68

But chose the tribe of Judah, the Mount Zion which he loved.

Isaiah 37:32

For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant and from Mount Zion shall come an escape; the zeal of the LORD of the hosts shall do this.

Psalm 128:5

The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion, and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.

1 Peter 2:6

Therefore, also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion the chief corner stone, chosen, precious; and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.

Psalm 20:2

and send thee help from the sanctuary and strengthen thee out of Zion

Zechariah 1:17

Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the LORD of the hosts, My cities through abundance of good shall yet be widened; and the LORD shall yet comfort Zion and shall yet choose Jerusalem.

Zechariah 8:3

Thus hath the LORD said, I will restore Zion and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and Jerusalem shall be called City of truth and the mountain of the LORD of the hosts, the mountain of holiness.

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

Isaiah 3:16

Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and swaggering as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and go round about her; tell the towers thereof.

Psalm 48:2

Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Obadiah 1:21

And saviours shall come up unto Mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel rejoice with his Maker; let the sons of Zion be joyful with their King.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion; the same is the city of David.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake thyself from the dust; arise and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

Isaiah 3:17

Therefore the Lord will make bare the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will uncover that which they are ashamed of.

Psalm 87:6

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

Psalm 102:16

because the LORD shall have built up Zion, and he shall be seen in his glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For it shall be the day of the LORD's vengeance and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

Micah 4:8

And thou, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion shall come unto thee; and the dominion shall come first, the kingdom, to the daughter of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 31:9

And he shall pass over to his strong hold for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the banner, saith the LORD, unto whom there is fire in Zion, and unto whom there is a furnace in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall surely 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 shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of singing.

Isaiah 4:5

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of Mount Zion and upon the places of her assemblies a cloud and darkness by day and the shining of a flaming fire by night because over all glory there shall be a covering.

Zechariah 2:7

O Zion, that dwellest with the daughter of Babylon, thou must escape.

Isaiah 4:3

And it shall come to pass that he that is left in Zion and he that remains in Jerusalem shall be called holy, even every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem,

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of those that afflicted thee shall come humbled unto thee; and at the steps of thy feet all those that despised thee shall bow themselves down; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

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Jeremiah 31:6

For there shall be a day in which the watchmen upon the Mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up into Zion unto the LORD our God.

Psalm 48:11

Let Mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad because of thy judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed, this Mount Zion, in which thou hast dwelt.

Jerusalem » The names given to » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

for I have bent Judah for me as a bow, and I made Ephraim his arrow, and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee as the sword of a mighty man.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto King Solomon in Jerusalem that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

Jerusalem » Called » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

for I have bent Judah for me as a bow, and I made Ephraim his arrow, and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee as the sword of a mighty man.

Isaiah 33:20

Thou shalt see Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of its stakes shall ever be removed, neither shall any of its cords be broken.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto King Solomon in Jerusalem that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and go round about her; tell the towers thereof.

Temple » Solomon's » Zion

Isaiah 2:3

And many peoples shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths; for out of Zion shall go forth the law and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Psalm 74:2

Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed, this Mount Zion, in which thou hast dwelt.

Psalm 20:2

and send thee help from the sanctuary and strengthen thee out of Zion

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and go round about her; tell the towers thereof.

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 amiable are thy habitations, O LORD of the hosts! My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing to the living God. Even the sparrow has found a house and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young upon thine altars, O LORD of the hosts, my King and my God. read more.
Happy are those that dwell in thy house; they shall continually praise thee. Selah. Happy is the man whose strength is in thee, in whose heart are thy ways, who passing through the valley of Baca, shall make it a well; the rain also shall fill the pools. They go forth in a great multitude; and in order, they shall see God in Zion.

Zion » Restoration of, promised

Zechariah 9:13

for I have bent Judah for me as a bow, and I made Ephraim his arrow, and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee as the sword of a mighty man.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall surely 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 shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of singing.

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of those that afflicted thee shall come humbled unto thee; and at the steps of thy feet all those that despised thee shall bow themselves down; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Zion » Mount of

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion; the same is the city of David.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto King Solomon in Jerusalem that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Zion » Name of, applied to jerusalem

Zechariah 9:13

for I have bent Judah for me as a bow, and I made Ephraim his arrow, and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee as the sword of a mighty man.

Psalm 87:5

And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man were born in her; and the highest himself shall establish her.

Song of Songs 3:11

Go forth, O ye virgins of Zion, and behold King Solomon with the crown with which his mother crowned him in the day of his espousals, and in the day of the gladness of his heart.

Isaiah 33:20

Thou shalt see Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of its stakes shall ever be removed, neither shall any of its cords be broken.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us shall dwell with eternal flames?

Zion » Called thereafter "the city of david,"

1 Chronicles 15:1

And David made houses for himself in the city of David and prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 11:5

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, Thou shalt not enter here. Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion, which is the city of David.

1 Chronicles 11:7

And David dwelt in the fortress; therefore, they called it the city of David.

2 Samuel 6:16

And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked through a window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD, and she despised him in her heart.

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion; the same is the city of David.

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Placed in

1 Chronicles 15:1

And David made houses for himself in the city of David and prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

2 Samuel 6:16

And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked through a window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD, and she despised him in her heart.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto King Solomon in Jerusalem that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

2 Samuel 6:12

And it was told King David, saying, The LORD has blessed the house of Obededom and all that pertains unto him because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.

1 Chronicles 15:29

And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw King David dancing and playing, 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 house of the LORD at Jerusalem in the Mount Moriah which had been shown unto David his father, in the place that David had prepared in the threshingfloor of Ornan, the Jebusite.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto King Solomon in Jerusalem that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the families of the sons of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

Zion » Captured from the jebusites by david

2 Samuel 5:6-9

Then the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, who dwelt in the land, who spoke unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in here, thinking, David cannot come in here. Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion; the same is the city of David. And David said on that day, Who shall go up the waterspout and smite the Jebusites and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David's soul? Therefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house. read more.
So David dwelt in the fortress and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.

1 Chronicles 11:5-7

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, Thou shalt not enter here. Nevertheless, David took the fortress of Zion, which is the city of David. And David said, Whoever smites the Jebusites first shall be head and prince. So Joab, the son of Zeruiah, went up first and was made the head. And David dwelt in the fortress; therefore, they called it the city of David.

Zion » Called the city of God

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of those that afflicted thee shall come humbled unto thee; and at the steps of thy feet all those that despised thee shall bow themselves down; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The 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 spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.

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

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Zion, As A Place

1 Chronicles 11:4-5

Then David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus, for there the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of that land.