The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search ESV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search ESV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Psalm 137 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:1 - By the waters of Babylon,
there we sat down and wept,
when we remembered Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - On the willows[fn] there
we hung up our lyres.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:3 - For there our captors
required of us songs,
and our tormentors, mirth, saying,
“Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:4 - How shall we sing the LORD’s song
in a foreign land?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:5 - If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
let my right hand forget its skill!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:6 - Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth,
if I do not remember you,
if I do not set Jerusalem
above my highest joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:7 - Remember, O LORD, against the Edomites
the day of Jerusalem,
how they said, “Lay it bare, lay it bare,
down to its foundations!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, doomed to be destroyed,
blessed shall he be who repays you
with what you have done to us!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones
and dashes them against the rock!
ESV Footnotes
Or poplars
ESV

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016 by Crossway Books and Bibles, a Publishing Ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

See detailed copyright information.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search ESV
Your Bible Version is the ESV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization