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Psalm 122 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Let Us Go to the House of the Lord

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:1 - A Song of Ascents. Of David.
I was glad when they said to me,
“Let us go to the house of the LORD!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:2 - Our feet have been standing
within your gates, O Jerusalem!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:3 - Jerusalem—built as a city
that is bound firmly together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:4 - to which the tribes go up,
the tribes of the LORD,
as was decreed for[fn] Israel,
to give thanks to the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:5 - There thrones for judgment were set,
the thrones of the house of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:6 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!
“May they be secure who love you!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:7 - Peace be within your walls
and security within your towers!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:8 - For my brothers and companions’ sake
I will say, “Peace be within you!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:9 - For the sake of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek your good.
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