87:1 A Psalm of the sons of Korah; a Song. His foundation is in the holy mountains.

87:2 the Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

87:3 Glorious things are spoken of Thee, O city of God. Selah

87:4 'I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon as among them that know Me; behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this one was born there.'

87:5 But of Zion it shall be said: 'This man and that was born in her; and the Most High Himself doth establish her.'

87:6 the Lord shall count in the register of the peoples: 'This one was born there.' Selah

87:7 And whether they sing or dance, all my thoughts are in Thee.

Hebrew Transliteration

87:1 libhnêy-qorach mizmor shiyr yesudhâtho beharerêy-qodhesh

87:2 'ohêbh Adonay sha`arêy tsiyyon mikkol mishkenoth ya`aqobh

87:3 nikhbâdhoth medhubbâr bâkh `iyr hâ'elohiym selâh

87:4 'azkiyr rahabhubhâbhel leyodhe`ây hinnêh phelesheth vetsor `im-kush zeh yulladh-shâm

87:5 ulatsiyyon yê'âmar 'iysh ve'iysh yulladh-bâh vehu' yekhonenehâ `elyon

87:6 Adonay yispor bikhthobh `ammiym zeh yulladh-shâm selâh

87:7 veshâriym kecholeliym kol-ma`yânay bâkh

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