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Obadiah 1:17

But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Psalm 132:13

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

Psalm 87:5

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

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appears before God.

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 children of Israel.

Psalm 102:13

You shall arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favor her, yea, the set time, is come.

Zephaniah 3:14

Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the 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 they that escape out of mount Zion: the zeal of the LORD of hosts shall do this.

Psalm 128:5

The LORD shall bless you out of Zion: and you shall see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life.

1 Peter 2:6

Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.

Psalm 20:2

Send you help from the sanctuary, and strengthen you out of Zion;

Zechariah 1:17

Cry again, saying, Thus says the LORD of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall again be spread abroad; and the LORD shall again comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.

Zechariah 8:3

Thus says the LORD; I have returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts, the holy mountain.

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief fathers of the children 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 says, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with outstretched necks and wanton eyes, walking and tripping as they go, and making a jingling with their feet:

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion, and go round about her: number the towers thereof.

Psalm 48:2

Beautiful for elevation, 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 saviors shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mountains of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD'S.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion: the same is the city of David.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake yourself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose yourself from the bonds of your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

Isaiah 3:17

Therefore the Lord will strike with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will uncover their secret parts.

Psalm 87:6

The LORD shall count, when he registers the people, that this man was born there. Selah.

Psalm 102:16

When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompense for the controversy of Zion.

Micah 4:8

And you, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion, unto you shall it come, even the former dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 31:9

And he shall pass over to his stronghold for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the banner, says the LORD, whose fire is in Zion, and his furnace in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall 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 in it, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

Hebrews 12:22

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

Isaiah 4:5

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a covering.

Zechariah 2:7

Deliver yourself, O Zion, that dwells with the daughter of Babylon.

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 everyone that is recorded among the living in Jerusalem:

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of them that afflicted you shall come bending low unto you; and all they that despised you shall bow themselves down at the soles of your feet; and they shall call you, 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, that the watchmen upon mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God.

Psalm 9:11

Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion: declare among the people his doings.

Psalm 48:11

Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of your judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the tribe of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, where you have dwelt.

Jerusalem » The names given to » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

When I have bent Judah as my bow, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like 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 chiefs of the fathers of the children 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

When I have bent Judah as my bow, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like the sword of a mighty man.

Isaiah 33:20

Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: your 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 chiefs of the fathers of the children 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: number the towers thereof.

Temple » Solomon's » Zion

Isaiah 2:3

And many people shall go and say, Come, 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 your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the tribe of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, where you have dwelt.

Psalm 20:2

Send you help from the sanctuary, and strengthen you out of Zion;

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion, and go round about her: number 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

[To the Chief Musician upon gittith. A Psalm for the Sons of Korah.] How lovely are your tabernacles, O LORD of hosts! My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Yea, the sparrow has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even your altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God. read more.
Blessed are they that dwell in your house: they will be still praising you. Selah. Blessed is the man whose strength is in you; in whose heart are the ways to them. Who passing through the valley of Baca makes it a well; the rain also fills the pools. They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appears before God.

Zion » Restoration of, promised

Zechariah 9:13

When I have bent Judah as my bow, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like the sword of a mighty man.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall 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 in it, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of them that afflicted you shall come bending low unto you; and all they that despised you shall bow themselves down at the soles of your feet; and they shall call you, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Zion » Mount of

Hebrews 12:22

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless David took the stronghold 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 chiefs of the fathers of the children 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

When I have bent Judah as my bow, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like the sword of a mighty man.

Psalm 87:5

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

Song of Songs 3:11

Go forth, O you daughters of Zion, and behold king Solomon with the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, and on the day of the gladness of his heart.

Isaiah 33:20

Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: your 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 everlasting burnings?

Zion » Called thereafter "the city of david,"

1 Chronicles 15:1

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

1 Chronicles 11:5

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, You shall not come here. Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion, which is the city of David.

1 Chronicles 11:7

And David dwelt in the stronghold; 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 stronghold of Zion: the same is the city of David.

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Placed in

1 Chronicles 15:1

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

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 chiefs of the fathers of the children 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 Obed-edom, 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 Obed-edom 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 on mount Moriah, where the LORD appeared 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 chiefs of the fathers of the children 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 chief fathers of the children 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

And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: who spoke unto David, saying, Except you take away the blind and the lame, you shall not come in here: thinking, David cannot come in here. Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion: the same is the city of David. And David said on that day, Whosoever gets up the water shaft, and strikes the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David's soul, he shall be chief and captain. Therefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house. read more.
So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built all around from Millo inward.

1 Chronicles 11:5-7

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, You shall not come here. Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion, which is the city of David. And David said, Whosoever smites the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief. And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

Zion » Called the city of God

Isaiah 60:14

The sons also of them that afflicted you shall come bending low unto you; and all they that despised you shall bow themselves down at the soles of your feet; and they shall call you, 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 you, O city of God. Selah.

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

Hebrews 12:22

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

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Zion, As A Place

1 Chronicles 11:4-5

And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus; where the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land.