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The LORD has chosen Zion; he wants to make it his home:
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For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling.
Psalm 76:1,2 Unto the end, in praises, a psalm for Asaph: a canticle to the Assyrians.  In Judea God is known: his name is great in Israel. . . .
Psalm 78:68,69 But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved. . . .
Isaiah 14:32 And what shall be answered to the messengers of the nations? That the Lord hath founded Sion, and the poor of his people shall hope in him.
Hebrews 12:22 But you are come to mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the company of many thousands of angels,
he hath desired
Psalm 48:1-3 A psalm of a canticle, for the sons of Core, on the second day of the week.  Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain. . . .
Psalm 68:16 Why suspect, ye curdled mountains? A mountain in which God is well pleased to dwell: for there the Lord shall dwell unto the end.
Psalm 87:2 The Lord loveth the gates of Sion above all the tabernacles of Jacob.
ContextRemember David's Affliction
…12If thy children will keep my covenant, and these my testimonies which I shall teach them: Their children also for evermore shall sit upon thy throne. 13For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling.14This is my rest for ever and ever: here will I dwell, for I have chosen it.…
Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thy inheritance, in thy most firm habitation, which thou hast made, O Lord; thy sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.
A psalm of a canticle, for the sons of Core, on the second day of the week.  Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain.
With the joy of the whole earth is mount Sion founded, on the sides of the north, the city of the great king.
Why suspect, ye curdled mountains? A mountain in which God is well pleased to dwell: for there the Lord shall dwell unto the end.
And his place is in peace: and his abode in Sion:
But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved.
Who have said: Let us possess the sanctuary of God for an inheritance.
Then shall there enter in by the gates of this city kings and princes, sitting upon the throne of David, and riding in chariots and on horses, they and their princes, the men of Juda, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and this city shall be inhabited for ever.
Because thou hast said: The two nations, and the two lands shall be mine, and I will possess them by inheritance: whereas the Lord was there.
Go up to the mountain, bring timber, and build the house: and it shall be acceptable to me, and I shall be glorified, saith the Lord.
And the Lord shall possess Juda his portion in the sanctified land: and he shall yet choose Jerusalem.
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