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Psalm 137 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Lament of the Exiles

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By the rivers of Babylon —

there we sat down and wept

when we remembered Zion.

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There we hung up our lyres

on the poplar trees,

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for our captors there asked us for songs,

and our tormentors, for rejoicing:

“Sing us one of the songs of Zion.”

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How can we sing the LORD’s song

on foreign soil?

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If I forget you, Jerusalem,

may my right hand forget its skill.

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May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth

if I do not remember you,

if I do not exalt Jerusalem as my greatest joy!

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Remember, LORD, what the Edomites said

that day[fn] at Jerusalem:

“Destroy it! Destroy it

down to its foundations! ”

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Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction,

happy is the one who pays you back

what you have done to us.

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Happy is he who takes your little ones

and dashes them against the rocks.

CSB Footnotes
The day Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians in 586 BC
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