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Psalms 87:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yea, of Zion it shall be said, This one and that one was born in her; And the Most High himself will establish her.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But of Zion it shall be said, “This one and that one were born in her”; And the Most High Himself will establish her.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the Highest himself shall establish her.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And of Zion it shall be said, This one and that one was born in her; and the Most High himself shall establish her.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, of Zion, it shall be said—This man and that were born in her, And the Highest himself shall establish her.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And of Zion it is said: Each one was born in her, And He, the Most High, doth establish her.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Shall not Sion say: This man and that man is born in her? and the Highest himself hath founded her.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And of Zion it shalbe said, This and that man was borne in her: and the highest himselfe shall establish her.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— A man shall say, Zion{gr.Sion} [is my] mother; and [such] a man was born in her; and the Highest himself has founded her.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And of Tziyyon it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and Elyon himself shall establish her.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And of Xiyyn צִיּוֹן 6726
{6726} Prime
צִיּוֹן
Tsiyown
{tsee-yone'}
The same (regular) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem.
it shall be said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
This x376
(0376) Complement
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
and that man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
was born 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8795
<8795> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 199
in her: and `Elyn עֶליוֹן 5945
{5945} Prime
עֶלְיוֹן
'elyown
{el-yone'}
From H5927; an elevation, that is, (adjectively) lofty (comparatively); as title, the Supreme.
himself x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
shall establish 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8787
<8787> Grammar
Stem - Polel (See H8847)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 72
her.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 87:5

_ _ The writer resumes —

_ _ This and that man — literally, “man and man,” or many (Genesis 14:10; Exodus 8:10, Exodus 8:14), or all (Isaiah 44:5; Galatians 3:28).

_ _ the highest ... her — God is her protector.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 87:4-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 87:5

Zion — Of Jerusalem, or the church of God. Said — It shall be acknowledged. Man — Heb. Man and man, all sorts of men without difference of nations. Establish — And this shall not be a transient, but a lasting work; Zion shall continue in its strength and fertility because the Almighty God is her founder and protector.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 87:5

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

(e) Out of all quarters they will come to the Church, and be counted as citizens.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
of Zion:

Isaiah 44:4-5 And they shall spring up [as] among the grass, as willows by the water courses. ... One shall say, I [am] the LORD'S; and another shall call [himself] by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe [with] his hand unto the LORD, and surname [himself] by the name of Israel.
Isaiah 60:1-9 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. ... Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
John 1:12-14 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, [even] to them that believe on his name: ... And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
John 3:3-5 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. ... Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Galatians 3:26-28 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. ... There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Hebrews 11:32-40 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and [of] Barak, and [of] Samson, and [of] Jephthae; [of] David also, and Samuel, and [of] the prophets: ... God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
Hebrews 12:1-2 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset [us], and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, ... Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of [our] faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:22-24 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, ... And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than [that of] Abel.
1 Peter 1:23-24 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. ... For all flesh [is] as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

highest:

Ezekiel 48:35 [It was] round about eighteen thousand [measures]: and the name of the city from [that] day [shall be], The LORD [is] there.
Matthew 16:18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God [be] for us, who [can be] against us?
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Is 44:4; 60:1. Ezk 48:35. Mt 16:18. Jn 1:12; 3:3. Ro 8:31. Ga 3:26. He 11:32; 12:1, 22. 1P 1:23.

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