On the holy mountain stands the city he has founded; *
the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Glorious things are spoken of you, *
O city of our God.
I count Egypt and Babylon among those who know me; * behold Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia: in Zion were they born.
Of Zion it shall be said, "Everyone was born in her, *
and the Most High himself shall sustain her."
The LORD will record as he enrolls the peoples, *
"These also were born there."
The singers and the dancers will say, *
"All my fresh springs are in you."
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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, peace in the Holy Land.