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Psalm 87

Psalm 87

Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. A song.

He has founded his city on the holy mountain.
The Lord loves the gates of Zion
    more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.

Glorious things are said of you,
    city of God:[a]
“I will record Rahab[b] and Babylon
    among those who acknowledge me—
Philistia too, and Tyre, along with Cush[c]
    and will say, ‘This one was born in Zion.’”[d]
Indeed, of Zion it will be said,
    “This one and that one were born in her,
    and the Most High himself will establish her.”
The Lord will write in the register of the peoples:
    “This one was born in Zion.”

As they make music they will sing,
    “All my fountains are in you.”

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6.
  2. Psalm 87:4 A poetic name for Egypt
  3. Psalm 87:4 That is, the upper Nile region
  4. Psalm 87:4 Or “I will record concerning those who acknowledge me: / ‘This one was born in Zion.’ / Hear this, Rahab and Babylon, / and you too, Philistia, Tyre and Cush.”

O Livro

Salmos 87

Salmo e Cântico

dos descendentes de Coré.

1Jerusalém tem os seus fundamentos
    no santo monte de Deus.
O Senhor ama essa cidade de Deus,
    mais do que qualquer outra de Israel.
Que coisas maravilhosas se dizem de ti, ó cidade de Deus!

Gente do Egipto e da Babilónia
    estará entre os que me reconhecem como seu Deus;
povo da Filisteia, de Tiro e da Etiópia
    será considerado como cidadão de Jerusalém.
E de Sião se dirá:
“Este e aquele nasceram aí”.
Foi o Senhor que a estabeleceu.
E o Senhor as inscreverá no registo dos povos
    como tendo nascido ali.

E os cantores, acompanhados de instrumentistas,
    a louvarão dizendo:
    “Tu és a fonte de todo o bem da minha vida!”