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Psalm 129 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Prayer for the Overthrow of Zion's Enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:1 - A Song of Ascents.
[fn]Many times they have [fn]persecuted me from my youth up,”
Let Israel now say,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:2 - [fn]Many times they have [fn]persecuted me from my youth up;
Yet they have not prevailed against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:3 - “The plowers plowed upon my back;
They lengthened their furrows.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:4 - The LORD is righteous;
He has cut in two the cords of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:5 - May all who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned backward;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - Let them be like grass upon the housetops,
Which withers before it [fn]grows up;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:7 - With which the reaper does not fill his [fn]hand,
Or the binder of sheaves his bosom;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:8 - Nor do those who pass by say,
“The blessing of the LORD be upon you;
We bless you in the name of the LORD.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: Much
Literally: showed hostility toward
Literally: Much
Literally: showed hostility toward
Literally: draws out
Literally: palm

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