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42 Bible Verses about zion

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Obadiah 1:17

But on Mount Zion there will be an escape, and it will be holy, and the house of Jacob will take possession [of] their dispossessors.

Psalm 132:13

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

Psalm 87:5

But with respect to Zion it shall be said, "{Each one} was born in her," for the Most High himself will establish her.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, [until each] appears before God in Zion.

Joel 3:16

And Yahweh roars from Zion; from Jerusalem he utters his voice, and [the] heavens and [the] earth shake. But Yahweh [is] a refuge for his people, and a protection for the children of Israel.

Psalm 102:13

You rise up and take pity on Zion, because [it is] time to favor it, for [the] appointed time has come.

Zephaniah 3:14

Shout for joy, O daughter of Zion! Cry aloud, O Israel! Rejoice and be jubilant with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!

Psalm 78:68

but chose the tribe of Judah, {Mount Zion} that he loved.

Isaiah 37:32

For a remnant shall go out from Jerusalem and survivors from mountain Zion. The zeal of Yahweh of hosts will do this.'

Psalm 128:5

May Yahweh bless you from Zion, that you may see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life,

1 Peter 2:6

For it stands in scripture, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a chosen [and] precious 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 from Zion may he sustain you.

Zechariah 1:17

Proclaim again, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "My cities shall again overflow from prosperity, and Yahweh will comfort Zion again, and he will choose Jerusalem again." '"

Zechariah 8:3

Thus says Yahweh: 'I have returned to Zion, and I will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and Jerusalem will be called the faithful city, and the mountain of Yahweh of hosts [will be called] the holy mountain.'

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon assembled all the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the {families} for the {Israelites}, to Jerusalem in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, which [is] Zion.

Isaiah 3:16

And Yahweh said: "Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and they walk [with] outstretched neck, and they give flirting glances [with their] eyes, {mincing along as they go}, and {with their feet they rattle their bangles},

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and circle it; count her towers.

Psalm 48:2

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, [is] {Mount Zion}, {in the far north}, [the] city of [the] great king.

Obadiah 1:21

And those who have been saved will go up on Mount Zion to rule the mountain of Esau. And the kingdom {will belong to} Yahweh.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel be glad in its maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their king.

Isaiah 62:1

For the sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude, until her righteousness goes out like the bright light, and her salvation burns like a torch.

2 Samuel 5:7

David captured the fortress of Zion, the city of David.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake yourself free from [the] dust! Rise up; sit, Jerusalem! Free yourselves [from] the bonds of your neck, captive daughter of Zion!

Isaiah 3:17

the Lord will make the heads of the daughters of Zion scabby, and Yahweh will lay their foreheads bare."

Psalm 87:6

Yahweh will record in writing [the] peoples, "This [one] was born there." Selah

Psalm 102:16

For Yahweh will rebuild Zion; he will appear in his glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For {Yahweh has a day of vengeance}, a year of retribution for the strife of Zion.

Micah 4:8

And you, O Migdal-Eder, hill of the daughter of Zion, to you it will come, and the former dominion will come, [the] reign of the daughter of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 31:9

And his rock will pass over because of terror, and his officers will be terrified because of [the] flag," {declares} Yahweh, who has a fire in Zion and has a furnace in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 51:3

For Yahweh will comfort Zion; he will comfort all its sites of ruins. And he will {make} its wilderness like Eden, and its desert like the garden of Yahweh. Joy and gladness will be found in it, thanksgiving and [the] {sound} of song.

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to tens of thousands of angels, to the festal gathering

Isaiah 4:5

Then Yahweh will create over all of the site of {Mount Zion} and over her assembly a cloud by day and smoke and the brightness of flaming fire [by] night. Indeed, over all [the] glory [there will be] a canopy,

Zechariah 2:7

"Woe, Zion! Escape, you inhabitants of [the] daughter of Babylon!"

Isaiah 4:3

And this shall happen: He who is left in Zion and he who remains in Jerusalem will be called holy, everyone written for life in Jerusalem,

Isaiah 60:14

And the children of those who oppressed you shall come to you bending low, and all those who treated you disrespectfully shall bow down at the soles of your feet. And they shall call you the city of Yahweh, Zion [of] the holy one of Israel.

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Church » Zion

Jeremiah 31:6

For there will be a day [when] watchmen will call in the hill country of Ephraim, 'Stand up, and let us go up [to] Zion, to Yahweh our God.'"

Psalm 9:11

Sing [praises] to Yahweh [who] sits [enthroned] in Zion. Tell his deeds among the peoples,

Psalm 48:11

Let {Mount Zion} rejoice; let the daughters of Judah rejoice because of your judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your congregation [that] you bought long ago, [when] you redeemed the tribe of your inheritance. [Remember] {Mount Zion} where you have dwelt.

Jerusalem » The names given to » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah [as] my bow; I have set Ephraim [as an arrow]. I will set in motion your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Javan. I will wield you like the sword of a warrior.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time, Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the {families} of the {Israelites} before King Solomon, in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, that is, Zion.

Jerusalem » Called » Zion

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah [as] my bow; I have set Ephraim [as an arrow]. I will set in motion your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Javan. I will wield you like the sword of a warrior.

Isaiah 33:20

Look [on] Zion, the city of our appointed festivals! Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed settlement, a tent {that is not moved}. No one will ever pull out its tent pegs, and none of its ropes will be torn in two.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time, Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the {families} of the {Israelites} before King Solomon, in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, that is, Zion.

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and circle it; count her towers.

Temple » Solomon's » Zion

Isaiah 2:3

many peoples shall come. And they shall say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob, and may he teach us part of his ways, and let us walk in his paths." For instruction shall go out from Zion, and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your congregation [that] you bought long ago, [when] you redeemed the tribe of your inheritance. [Remember] {Mount Zion} where you have dwelt.

Psalm 20:2

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

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and circle it; count her towers.

Psalm 87:2

Yahweh loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

The First Temple » Was called » Zion

Psalm 84:1-7

How lovely [are] your dwelling places, O Yahweh of hosts! My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Even a bird finds a home, and a swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, near your altars, O Yahweh [of] hosts, my king and my God. read more.
Blessed [are] those who dwell in your house; they can ever praise you. Selah Blessed [is the] man whose strength [is] in you; in their heart [are the] highways [to Zion]. Passing through the Valley of Baca, they make it a spring. The early rain covers [it with] blessings as well. They go from strength to strength, [until each] appears before God in Zion.

Zion » Restoration of, promised

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah [as] my bow; I have set Ephraim [as an arrow]. I will set in motion your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Javan. I will wield you like the sword of a warrior.

Isaiah 51:3

For Yahweh will comfort Zion; he will comfort all its sites of ruins. And he will {make} its wilderness like Eden, and its desert like the garden of Yahweh. Joy and gladness will be found in it, thanksgiving and [the] {sound} of song.

Isaiah 60:14

And the children of those who oppressed you shall come to you bending low, and all those who treated you disrespectfully shall bow down at the soles of your feet. And they shall call you the city of Yahweh, Zion [of] the holy one of Israel.

Zion » Mount of

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to tens of thousands of angels, to the festal gathering

2 Samuel 5:7

David captured the fortress of Zion, the city of David.

Revelation 14:1

And I looked, and behold, the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with him one hundred forty-four thousand who had his name and the name of his Father written on their foreheads.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time, Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the {families} of the {Israelites} before King Solomon, in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, that is, Zion.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Zion » Name of, applied to jerusalem

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah [as] my bow; I have set Ephraim [as an arrow]. I will set in motion your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Javan. I will wield you like the sword of a warrior.

Psalm 87:5

But with respect to Zion it shall be said, "{Each one} was born in her," for the Most High himself will establish her.

Song of Songs 3:11

Come out and look, {O maidens of Zion}, at {King Solomon}, at the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, on the day of the joy of his heart!

Isaiah 33:20

Look [on] Zion, the city of our appointed festivals! Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed settlement, a tent {that is not moved}. No one will ever pull out its tent pegs, and none of its ropes will be torn in two.

Isaiah 33:14

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Zion » Called thereafter "the city of david,"

1 Chronicles 15:1

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

1 Chronicles 11:5

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You will not enter here." But David captured the stronghold of Zion; that [is,] the city of David.

1 Chronicles 11:7

And David lived in the fortress. Therefore they called it the city of David.

2 Samuel 6:16

It happened that when the ark of Yahweh came [into] the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked down through the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before Yahweh, and she despised him in her heart.

2 Samuel 5:7

David captured the fortress of Zion, the city of David.

Zion » The ark of the covenant » Placed in

1 Chronicles 15:1

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

2 Samuel 6:16

It happened that when the ark of Yahweh came [into] the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked down through the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before Yahweh, and she despised him in her heart.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time, Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the {families} of the {Israelites} before King Solomon, in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, that is, Zion.

2 Samuel 6:12

It [was] told to King David, "Yahweh has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and all that [is] his because of the ark of God." So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the city of David with jubilation.

1 Chronicles 15:29

And when the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came into the city of David, then Michal the daughter of Saul looked down from the window and saw the king, David, leaping and dancing. 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 Yahweh in Jerusalem, on Mount Moriah, where Yahweh had appeared to David his father, at the place that David had established, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time, Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the {families} of the {Israelites} before King Solomon, in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, that is, Zion.

2 Chronicles 5:2

Then Solomon assembled all the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the {families} for the {Israelites}, to Jerusalem in order to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh from the city of David, which [is] Zion.

Zion » Captured from the jebusites by david

2 Samuel 5:6-9

The king and his men went to Jerusalem, to the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land. They said to David, "You will not come here, for even the blind and the lame can turn you back, saying, 'David cannot come here.'" David captured the fortress of Zion, the city of David. David had said, "On that day {when we attack the Jebusites}, one must attack the lame and the blind, [those] who hate the soul of David, by [means of] the water supply." For thus the blind and the lame would say, "He cannot come into the house." read more.
David occupied the fortress and called it the city of David. And David built all around [it] from the Millo and {inward}.

1 Chronicles 11:5-7

And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You will not enter here." But David captured the stronghold of Zion; that [is,] the city of David. Then David said, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites first will be chief and commander." And Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first and became chief. And David lived in the fortress. Therefore they called it the city of David.

Zion » Called the city of God

Isaiah 60:14

And the children of those who oppressed you shall come to you bending low, and all those who treated you disrespectfully shall bow down at the soles of your feet. And they shall call you the city of Yahweh, Zion [of] the holy one of Israel.

Psalm 87:2-3

Yahweh loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Glorious things [are] spoken about you, O city of God. Selah

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

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to tens of thousands of angels, to the festal gathering

Revelation 14:1

And I looked, and behold, the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with him one hundred forty-four thousand who had his name and the name of his Father written on their foreheads.

Topics on Zion

Zion, As A Place

13;11;4-5

And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem (that [is] Jebus). And the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, [were] there.

Zion, As A Symbol

19;135;21

Blessed [be] Yahweh from Zion, who dwells [in] Jerusalem. Praise Yah!