Psalm 48:12 {47:13}
Good News Translation
People of God, walk around Zion and count the towers;

New Revised Standard Version
Walk about Zion, go all around it, count its towers,

Contemporary English Version
Let's walk around Zion and count its towers.

New American Bible
Go about Zion, walk all around it, note the number of its towers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Surround Sion, and encompass her: tell ye in her towers.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Surround Sion, and encompass her: tell ye in her towers.


Nehemiah 12:31-40 And I made the princes of Juda go up upon the wall, and I appointed two great choirs to give praise. And they went on the right hand upon the wall toward the dung gate. . . .

Matthew 24:1,2 And Jesus being come out of the temple, went away. And his disciples came to shew him the buildings of the temple. . . .


Isaiah 33:18-20 Thy heart shall meditate fear: where is the learned? where is he that pondered the words of the law? where is the teacher of little ones? . . .

Broken Bondage
11Let mount Sion rejoice, and the daughters of Juda be glad; because of thy judgments, O Lord. 12Surround Sion, and encompass her: tell ye in her towers.13Set your hearts on her strength; and distribute her houses, that ye may relate it in another generation.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 3:1
Then Eliasib the high priest arose, and his brethren the priests, and they built the flock gate: they sanctified it, and set up the doors thereof, even unto the tower of a hundred cubits they sanctified it unto the tower of Hananeel.

Nehemiah 3:11
Melchias the son of Herem, and Hasub the son of Phahath Moab, built half the street, and the tower of the furnaces.

Isaiah 33:20
Look upon Sion the city of our solemnity: thy eyes shall see Jerusalem, a rich habitation, a tabernacle that cannot be removed: neither shall the nails thereof be taken away for ever, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.

Isaiah 49:16
Behold, I have graven thee in my hands: thy walls are always before my eyes.

Ezekiel 21:20
Thou shalt make a way that the sword may come to Rabbath of the children of Ammon, and to Juda unto Jerusalem the strong city.

Micah 4:8
And I will make her that halted, a remnant: and her that had been afflicted, a mighty nation: and the Lord will reign over them in Mount Sion, from this time now and forever.

Psalm 48:11
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