Ask of Me And I Will Give You Nations

Psalm 87
A song. A psalm of the descendants of Korah.

1
On the holy mountain
stands the city founded by the Lord.
2
He loves the city of Jerusalem
more than any other city in Israel.[a]
3
O city of God,
what glorious things are said of you! Interlude

4
I will count Egypt[b] and Babylon among those who know me—
also Philistia and Tyre, and even distant Ethiopia.[c]
They have all become citizens of Jerusalem!
5
Regarding Jerusalem[d] it will be said,
“Everyone enjoys the rights of citizenship there.”
And the Most High will personally bless this city.
6
When the Lord registers the nations, he will say,
“They have all become citizens of Jerusalem.” Interlude

7
The people will play flutes[e] and sing,
“The source of my life springs from Jerusalem!”

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