1. Structure and outline

Structure of Psalm 87

Psalm 87:1–7 (ESV)

1 On the holy mount stands the city he founded;

Psalm 87 can be into three parts:1

  • Psalm 87:1–3 – The place of God’s rule

  • Psalm 87:4–6 – The people of God’s rule

  • Psalm 87:7 – The testimony of God’s people