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Psalms 87:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD loves the gates of Zion More than all the [other] dwelling places of Jacob.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion more than all the habitations of Jacob.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh loveth the gates of Zion, More than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah is loving the gates of Zion Above all the tabernacles of Jacob.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord loveth the gates of Sion above all the tabernacles of Jacob.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD loueth the gates of Zion: more then all the dwellings of Iacob.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord loves the gates of Zion{gr.Sion}, more than all the tabernacles of Jacob.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh loveth the gates of Tziyyon more than all the dwellings of Yaaqov.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
loveth 157
{0157} Prime
A primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the gates 8179
{8179} Prime
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
of Xiyyn צִיּוֹן 6726
{6726} Prime
The same (regular) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem.
more than all x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the dwellings 4908
{4908} Prime
From H7931; a residence (including a shepherd's hut, the lair of animals, figuratively the grave; also the Temple); specifically the Tabernacle (properly its wooden walls).
of Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב. 3290
{3290} Prime
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 87:2

_ _ gates — for the enclosures, or city to which they opened (Psalms 9:14; Psalms 122:2; compare Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 87:1-3.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 87:2

Zion — That is, Zion itself, or Jerusalem, which was built upon and near mount Zion. He saith Zion rather than Jerusalem, to intimate that he loved Jerusalem for Zion's sake, or for the temple, which he chose for his peculiar dwelling place.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 78:67-69 Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim: ... And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
Psalms 132:13-14 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation. ... This [is] my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
Deuteronomy 12:5 But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, [even] unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:
2 Chronicles 6:6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
Isaiah 14:32 What shall [one] then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.
Joel 2:32 And it shall come to pass, [that] whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.
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