Psalm 48:2 {47:3}
Good News Translation
Zion, the mountain of God, is high and beautiful; the city of the great king brings joy to all the world.

Contemporary English Version
beautiful and majestic, brings joy to all on earth. Mount Zion, truly sacred, is home for the Great King.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With the joy of the whole earth is mount Sion founded, on the sides of the north, the city of the great king.

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With the joy of the whole earth is mount Sion founded, on the sides of the north, the city of the great king.

Beautiful

Psalm 50:2 Out of Sion the loveliness of his beauty.

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Lamentations 2:15 Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth?

Daniel 8:9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn: and it became great against the south, and against the east, and against the strength.

Daniel 11:16 And he shall come upon him, and do according to his pleasure, and there shall be none to stand against his face: and he shall stand in the glorious land, and it shall be consumed by his hand.

joy

Isaiah 60:15-20 Because thou wast forsaken, and hated, and there was none that passed through thee, I will make thee to be an everlasting glory, a joy unto generation and generation: . . .

Isaiah 66:10 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her.

Ezekiel 20:6 In that day I lifted up my hand for them to bring them out of the land of Egypt, into a land which I had provided for them, flowing with milk and honey, which excelled amongst all lands.

Malachi 3:12 And all nations shall call you blessed: for you shall be a delightful land, saith the Lord of hosts.

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,

Ezekiel 20:6 In that day I lifted up my hand for them to bring them out of the land of Egypt, into a land which I had provided for them, flowing with milk and honey, which excelled amongst all lands.

Malachi 3:12 And all nations shall call you blessed: for you shall be a delightful land, saith the Lord of hosts.

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,

on the sides

Isaiah 14:13 And thou saidst in thy heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, I will sit in the mountain of the covenant, in the sides of the north.

the city

Psalm 47:7,8 For God is the king of all the earth: sing ye wisely. . . .

Malachi 1:14 Cursed is the deceitful man that hath in his flock a male, and making a vow offereth in sacrifice that which is feeble to the Lord: for I am a great King, saith the Lord of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the Gentiles.

Matthew 5:35 Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool: nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king:

Context
Broken Bondage
1A psalm of a canticle, for the sons of Core, on the second day of the week. [2] Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain. 2With the joy of the whole earth is mount Sion founded, on the sides of the north, the city of the great king.3In her houses shall God be known, when he shall protect her.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:35
Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool: nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king:

Psalm 2:6
But I am appointed king by him over Sion, his holy mountain, preaching his commandment.

Psalm 50:2
Out of Sion the loveliness of his beauty.

Psalm 101:8
In the morning I put to death all the wicked of the land: that I might cut off all the workers of iniquity from the city of the Lord.

Psalm 132:13
For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling.

Psalm 133:3
As the dew of Hermon, which descendeth upon mount Sion. For there the Lord hath commanded blessing, and life for evermore.

Songs 6:4
Thou art beautiful, O my love, sweet and comely as Jerusalem terrible as an army set in array.

Lamentations 2:15
Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth?

Ezekiel 20:6
In that day I lifted up my hand for them to bring them out of the land of Egypt, into a land which I had provided for them, flowing with milk and honey, which excelled amongst all lands.

Ezekiel 24:25
And thou, O son of man, behold in the day wherein I will take away from them their strength, and the joy of their glory, and the desire of their eyes, upon which their souls rest, their sons and their daughters.

Ezekiel 40:2
In the visions of God he brought me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain: upon which there was as the building of a city, bending towards the south.

Daniel 8:9
And out of one of them came forth a little horn: and it became great against the south, and against the east, and against the strength.

Additional Translations
Beautiful in loftiness, the joy of all the earth, like the peaks of Zaphron is Mount Zion, the city of the great King.Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, The city of the great King.

The city of the great King is well planted on the mountains of Sion, with the joy of the whole earth, on the sides of the north.

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the north sides, the city of the great King.

Beautiful for elevation, A joy of all the land, is Mount Zion, The sides of the north, the city of a great king.
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