Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! 87 On m the holy mount n stands the city he founded; 2 the L ord o loves the gates of Zion. To be children of God, by faith in Christ Jesus!” (Clarke), v. “Jehovah’s census of his chosen will differ much from ours; he will count many whom we should have disowned, and he will leave out many whom we should have reckoned. -- Selah. . of What we have had from God must go to God.” (Spurgeon), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. Humble churches will then prove to have been the birthplace, and stately palaces the graves of many an immortal soul, while every saved soul will ascribe its springs of glory to its Redeemer, through the instrumentality of that church, which he has ordained. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. Paul also noted, the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all (Galatians 4:26). Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. “Man by man will the Lord reckon them, for they are each one precious in his sight; the individual shall not be lost in the mass, but each one shall be of high account.” (Spurgeon), And of Zion it will be said, The goodness of God often comes to us like water from a spring. “What all these references are saying is that ‘every good and perfect gift is from above’ – that is, from God. They could be regarded as citizens of Jerusalem and be registered among God’s people. It is He who registers the peoples. a. They laid Me in the lowest pit Psalm 87:6, that is, the deepest pit. But how great is the honour to be born from above, and be a citizen of the Jerusalem that is from above! PSALM 87. A Psalm of l the Sons of Korah. Psalm 87 Psa 87:1 SUPERSCRIPTION: "OF THE SONS OF KORAH. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Book » Of life. “Thus, in a very short space, the psalmist indicates that in the day of God’s future blessing all the nations of the world (or at least representatives of all the nations of the world) will come to know and praise the true God.” (Boice). He prays, but God does not seem to listen. Selah. “It will be an honour to any person to have been born in Zion. A SONG." Psa 87:1 - On the holy mountain stands the city founded by the LORD On the holy mountain stands the city founded by the LORD - This conjures up for me the sight of the ark of Noah that came to stay at the top of mount Ararat as the waters receded. All we are or hope to be, all we have or ever hope to have, all we attain or ever hope to attain is from him. Of Zion it will be said, “This one and that one were born in her”: The psalmist repeated the thought from the previous verse and expanded it. b. 5 And of Zion it shalbe said, This and that man was borne in her: and the highest himselfe shall establish her. Selah. It is also a prophetic picture of what God would do in and through the Gospel, bringing Gentiles into true and real relationship with Him through a new birth. on the other hand Psalm 86:8, Psalm 86:10); he has, however, altered זרים to זרים, which here, as in Isaiah 13:11 (cf. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. The notice taken of each one: "This man was born there." This was true of Melchizedek, true of Rahab, true of Ruth, and true of Naaman. The records will be important news. The account to be taken: "When he writeth up", & c., i.e. however, ibid. The *temple was the house of God that Solomon built. The privilege of being born in it, Psa 87:5, Psa 87:6. i. “The crowds in the earthly Jerusalem are celebrating with music, song, and possibly even dance. --Urbanus Regius (Le Roi) (1541) in "The Solace of Sion.". The Biblical Illustrator. Jehovah's census of his chosen will differ much from ours; he will count many whom we should have disowned, and he will leave out many whom we should have reckoned. Verse 6. When events shall be traced to their principles at the last day, many a scene will come forth into prominence, which now is of little regard. We can have the honor, the security, the confidence, the assurance that comes from it being said of us, this one was born there. They include this psalm as well as Psalm 46, 48 76, 84 and 122. iii. The Story of Psalm 88. -- Edward Garrard Marsh. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. -- The Lord will count (rpsy) record it in a book, when he writes up the people (~ym[ bwtkb) registers the several nations of the earth; that "this man, was born in" Sion. Anyone from the Gentile world was welcome to honor the God of Israel, surrender to His Lordship, and be reckoned among God’s people. For the Church, as a bride glorious in her husband, shall evermore be preached of; glorious things shall be spoken of her, and in her shall be continually sung the ineffable glory of the everlasting grace of God in Christ our Lord. Babel, the chief city of the Babylonians. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. An exact number of stones in a perfect building and of members in a perfect body. I. With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. i. May it be our happy lot to be numbered with the Lord's chosen both in life and death, in the church roll below, and in the church roll above. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Of Zion it will be said: Kidner and others note that the Septuagint renders it something like this: and Zion shall be called a mother. The "Korah" psalms are characterized by their high regard for the service of the Temple of the Lord (see Psa 84:10 and Psa 87:2,7). The situation is like that in the Psalms of the time of Saul. b. He will "count" whether a man be rightly there or no. Home. Psalm 87, NKJV. (Arabic) تفاسير – اللغة العربية, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . This is probably the name of the *musicians in the *temple in Jerusalem. i. A Psalm [or] Song for the sons of Korah. A Song. (Psalm 87:5) Psalm 87 is one of the Songs of Zion. The Lord loves the gates of Zionmore than all the other dwellings of Jacob. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Psalm 87. The foregoing psalm was very plain and easy, but in this are things dark and hard to be understood. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. He whose word cannot be broken “This one was born there.” Selah, a. Zion here is represented as the birthplace of all true believers. 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion v. This also speaks of God’s love and attention for the individual. -- This man was born there. So in Christ's Church. God will establish His own city, and keep careful records of everyone that is born in His city. God promised that even among the rivals there would be those who know Me – those who have true relationship with Him. The New Testament speaks of a heavenly Zion and our registration there: But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven (Hebrews 12:22-23). ii. PSALM 87 GLORIOUS THINGS OF THEE ARE SPOKEN. Cross References Isaiah 4:3 And it shall come to pass that he who is left in Zion and remains in Jerusalem will be called holy - everyone who … “I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to those who know Me; Who know Me: “A translation of the Hebrew verb yadah, which has a rich variety of meanings. 6 The Lord shall count when he writeth vp the people: that this man was borne there. iv. As they make music they will sing, “All my fountains are in you.” (Psalm 87:6-7) God’s Pandemic Grace. The Lord shall count, when He writeth up the people, that this man was born there. It is the saddest of the psalms. All make one bride. All the rivers run into the sea, because they all came from the sea. Salem Media Group. i. He has taken Psalm 86:14 out of the Elohimic Psalm 54:5, and retained the Elohim as a proper name of God (cf. It suggests, and I agree, that Ps. These springs are in you, and according to Kidner, grammatically “you” can refer to Zion as a place or to God Himself. We may request cookies to be set on your device. This is an important psalm but we do not know who wrote it. The 12 "Korah" psalms (Psa 42-49, 84, 85, 87, and 88) -- which all point to the times of Hezekiah: see esp the notes on Psa 42/43. 1. The Psalmist here describes the peculiar regard of God to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and figuratively represents him, as keeping a register of all the nations of the earth, and marking, as it were, in that register every one that was a citizen of Jerusalem, as thereby entitled to his distinguishing favour and protection. Cush, or Ethiopia, seems mentioned as a type of distant peoples, rather than because of its hostility to Israel.” (Maclaren), iii. Verse 6. Psalm 87:6 Glorious Things of You Are Spoken. 3 p Glorious things of you are spoken, O q city of God. It seems to bubble up from a hidden, secret source. 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion --Samuel Chandler. F1 It is set to the music of the Austrian National Hymn, composed by Franz Joseph Haydn, and the words are those of … You can also change some of your preferences. Psalm 87:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 87:6, NIV: "The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: 'This one was born in Zion.'" more than all the dwellings of Jacob. It was for the sons of *Korah. Still, there is a special way in which Zion can be called the city of God, because out of all the places He could have chosen, God chose that place to center His redemptive work for the whole world. Psalm 87:6. The LORD will record, when He registers the peoples: This citizenship and birthright is declared and recorded by God. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. 87:4 must be God (because Deity is mentioned in the FIRST PERSON, "Me"), while Ps. For my weekly quiet time this week, I'll blog about Psalm 87. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. For so it is in the Greek. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. . Its praises celebrated, Psa 87:7. ‘This one was born there.’”. i. At the great census which the Lord himself shall take, he will number the nations without exception and make an … Then those who sing as well as those who play the flutes shall say, “All my springs of joy are in you. Psalm 87:6, ESV: "The LORD records as he registers the peoples, “This one was born there.”Selah" Psalm 87:6, KJV: "The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Noah's ark was the only spot where there was life yet left. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. When this dispensation shall come to its close, when the Lord Jesus Christ shall come in the clouds of heaven, then we believe the Lord shall write up His people. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. A Song. “Rahab is Egypt, and so called for its strength and pride. Psalms 87:6. GLORIOUS THINGS OF THEE ARE SPOKEN. All rights reserved. WORD AND PHRASE STUDY. Compares the called with the chosen. The title we have chosen here is the title of a famous hymn which is founded upon this psalm. The psalm is about Jerusalem. “All my springs are in you.”. b. These were deadly enemies to Jerusalem, which was ground between them as between a pair of millstones.” (Trapp), ii. Psalms 87:6 Context. ii. Selah. The people of God acknowledge this and praise God for it.” (Boice), iii. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. It may have been Heman himself, or someone that Heman knew. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. In a spiritual sense, it can be said of the one who is born again, this one was born there. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. When we appreciate the high regard God has for Zion, the city of Jerusalem, we see the value in being regarded as her citizen, the city established by the Most High Himself. i. ii. “I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to those who know Me; Behold, O Philistia and Tyre, with Ethiopia: ‘This one was born there.’” a. I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon: After a focus on Jerusalem itself, God spoke of the Gentile nations on every side of Israel, who were their rivals and often enemies. He has founded his city on the holy mountain. Chapter 87. Whence in another Psalm it is said, You brought me out also of the pit of misery. The Hebrew text addeth "Selah", which St. Jerome translates semper (always). Selah. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. “If all my springs are in God, then let all my streams flow to God. The Lord loves the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob.  God’s glorious presence was evident in Jerusalem. A psalm. The Bible clearly speaks of God’s special regard toward the land of Israel, and for Jerusalem specifically. The Story of Psalm 87. It was from the sea that the sun drew up the clouds which fed the thousand rills which fall into the rivers, and so the rivers run back to the sea. Verse 6. “Tyre is the type of godless luxury and inflated material prosperity, and, though often in friendly alliance with Israel, as being exposed to the same foes which harassed her, she was as far from knowing God as the other nations were. These are psalms that speak of Mount Zion, the city of God. The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: “This one was born in Zion.”. The Glories of the City of God - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. In Jesus Christ, every believer can have the privilege of registration in Zion, of being a citizen of the heavenly City of God. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 87:1-7 1 His foundation is in the holy mountains. The time referred to. Psalm 48 (that we read earlier as our call to worship) describes the beauty and joy of this city. WORD AND PHRASE STUDY. Psalm 87:6 The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. revises and reenters the names in the Lamb's Book of Life. Psalm 87 is extolling the splendor of Zion. Psalm 87:6. It suggests, and I agree, that Ps. So he feels that he is already in *Sheol. His foundation [is] in the holy mountains. When He registers the peoples: The last census. Psalm 87:7 87:7 As well the singers as the players on instruments [shall be there]: all my {g} springs [are] in thee. His foundation is in the holy mountains. It begins and ends so abruptly that many have thought it to be only a fragment of a larger Psalm. Psalm 87Of the Sons of Korah. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. This does not eliminate the special regard God has had, presently has, and will have for the literal land of Israel and Jerusalem, but it surpasses it. The LORD will record, Psalm 87: This Song of Zion speaks prophetically of the time when Zion really will be the center of the universal kingdom of the Messiah. A Psalm. It is an encomium of Zion, as a type and figure of the gospel-church, to which what is here spoken is very applicable. (f) When he calls them by his word into the Church, whom he had elected and written in the book. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Here it means more than merely admitting that there is such a God as Jehovah or even acknowledging him as the one true God. Psalm 87:5. They could be accounted by God as the privileged one who was born there in Zion. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. And the Most High Himself shall establish her.” iii. "When he writeth up", & c.; when all the true Israel is saved. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. The Lord will count when He registers the peoples, “This one was born there.” Selah. a. I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon: After a focus on Jerusalem itself, God spoke of the Gentile nations on every side of Israel, who were their rivals and often enemies. The identification with Zion, the City of God, would be so wonderful and precious that it would be cherished to say, “This one was born there.”. Solomon was the son of David. The verbal phrase ‘make music’ [players of instruments] is better translated as ‘dancing’.” (VanGemeren). It’s possible that instruments here refers to dancers. Glorious things are said of 87:5 is the psalmist (because Deity is mentioned in the THIRD PERSON, also Ps. Zion, City of our God! You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God! The confident words this one was born there are even more wonderful because the citizen referred to here does not say it of himself; God says it of him or her. A song. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. “Foreign nations are here described not as captives or tributaries, not even as doing voluntary homage to the greatness and glory of Zion, but as actually incorporated and enrolled, by a new birth, among her sons.” (Perowne, cited by Spurgeon), iv. Selah. Psalm 87 - [[A Psalm [or] Song for the sons of Korah.]] We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Click a verse to see commentary Select a resource above Psalm 87 The Joy of Living in Zion. The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. The LORD will write in the register of the peoples: “This one was born in Zion.”. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. If a city is regarded as great or important, people enjoy identifying with that city. It can mean ‘know,’ ‘acknowledge,’ ‘understand,’ ‘be sure,’ ‘know about,’ ‘experience,’ and other variations…. 87:4 must be God (because Deity is mentioned in the first person, "Me"), while Ps. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. As a matter of fact, people from Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia who become believers are said to … If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 87:1-7 1 His foundation is in the holy mountains. & c. Verse 6 {Psalm 87:6} EXPOSITION. —The Established Church of God—her Head, her protection, her power. But what is the lowest pit, but the deepest woe, than which there is none more deep? It was thought to be a great honour to have one's name written in the golden book of the Republic of Venice, kings and princes paid dearly for the honour, but the book of life confers far rarer dignity upon all whose names are recorded therein. Their being in Zion, or having the means of grace. i. “Rahab is Egypt, and so called for its strength and pride. Sel If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Selah. Zion is God’s elect city (verses 1-3), a place where even the Gentiles are gathered (verses 4-6), and the source of new life in God’s kingdom (verse 7). Every man truly born in Zion shall be admitted on the register. Psalm 87:6 87:6 The LORD shall count, when he {f} writeth up the people, [that] this [man] was born there. Vv 4-6 say (in the King James Version): "(4) I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that… Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Psalms 88. Men fell as a whole; they are saved individually. Of the Korahites. The title we have chosen here is the title of a famous hymn which is founded upon this psalm. A PSALM. At the great census which the Lord himself shall take, he will number the nations without exception and make an exact registry of them, whether they were by their natural descent Babylonians or Tyrians, or other far off heathen. This opinion is very likely. Both the singers and the players on instruments say: This point was so important that both the singers and instruments of Israel emphasized it. 87:6). i. Try it free for 30 days! This is a psalm by someone that was ill since he was a child. God promised that even among the rivals there would be those who know Me– those who have true relationship with Him. Paul had this verse directly in mind in Galatians 4:26: but the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all. “This one and that one were born in her; As such, the Lord loves the gates of Zion. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. It is better to see it as a reference to God: All my springs are in You [God]. (last clause). We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. You can check these in your browser security settings. Psalm 87:6 NIV - The LORD will write in the register of - Bible Gateway. *Sheol was a dark place under the ground. The title, A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah, gives us no light into the author or meaning of this Psalm. 87:6). The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Babel, the chief cit… The completion of their number: "The Lord shall count." His registration is infallible.” (Spurgeon), Both the singers and the players on instruments say, Verse 6. And so the Jews for the most part interpret the word "Selah" by "everlasting". Zion, for the temple’s sake, is here preferred, I. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; 2. the L ord loves the gates of Zion. This Psalm is a very interesting song praising the city of Zion. Glorious things of thee are spoken. This reminds us that even though God made His ancient covenant with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and their descendants, relationship with Him was not based on genetics. Psalm 87:7. According to Boice, this line from verse 3 was the inspiration of the title and concept of Augustine’s great work, The City of God. Behold, O Philistia and Tyre, with Ethiopia: Psalm 87:4-6 is an especially intriguing passage that has sparked discussion among scholars and interpreters. He was the third king of Israel. A Song. Yet the idea of being a citizen of Zion and being registered as a born-citizen of His City is also a spiritual concept. Verse 6. 4 I will make mention of Rahab, and Babylon, to them that know mee; behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia: this man was borne there. All my springs are in you: The springs refer to the spontaneously flowing sources of water and to the life, refreshment, and to the goodness they bring to a dry land. Psalm 87:6: The Lord will write in the register of the peoples: "This one was born in Zion." The writer is a persecuted one, and in constant peril of his life. 6 The LORD will record, When He c registers the peoples: "This one was born there." 3. [1] It is set to the music of the Austrian National Hymn, composed by Franz Joseph Haydn, and the words are those of John Newman. This one was born there: This is both a promise and an invitation to the Gentile world. 87:1 «A Psalm [or] Song for the sons of Korah.» His a foundation [is] in the holy mountains. Larger Psalm of L the sons of Korah. ], whom had... ; 2. the L ord loves the gates of Zionmore than all the true Israel saved. It can be said of the peoples, “ this one was born:... A proper name of God - a Psalm [ or ] Song for the temple ’ s,... 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