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Psalm 122 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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A Prayer for Jerusalem

A song of ascents. Of David.

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I rejoiced with those who said to me,

“Let us go to the house of the LORD.”

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Our feet were standing

within your gates, Jerusalem —

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Jerusalem, built as a city should be,

solidly united,

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where the tribes, the LORD’s tribes, go up

to give thanks to the name of the LORD.

(This is an ordinance for Israel.)

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There, thrones for judgment are placed,

thrones of the house of David.

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Pray for the well-being[fn] of Jerusalem:

“May those who love you be secure;

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“may there be peace within your walls,

security within your fortresses.”

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Because of my brothers and friends,

I will say, “May peace be in you.”[fn]

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Because of the house of the LORD our God,

I will pursue your prosperity.

CSB Footnotes
Or peace
= Jerusalem

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

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