Good News Translation (GNB)

In Praise of JerusalemPs 87 Hebrew title: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song.

871The LORD built his city on the sacred hill;87.1 sacred hill: See 2.6.

2more than any other place in Israel

he loves the city of Jerusalem.

3Listen, city of God,

to the wonderful things he says about you:

4“I will include Egypt and Babylonia

when I list the nations that obey me;

I will number among the inhabitants of Jerusalem

the people of Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia87.4 Ethiopia: See Word List..”

5Of Zion it will be said

that all nations belong there

and that the Almighty will make her strong.

6The LORD will write a list of the peoples

and include them all as citizens of Jerusalem.

7They dance and sing,

“In Zion is the source of all our blessings.”