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Psalm 129 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:1 - A Song of Ascents.

Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth,”
Let Israel now say—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:2 - “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth;
Yet they have not prevailed against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:3 - The plowers plowed on my back;
They made their furrows long.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:4 - The LORD is righteous;
He has cut in pieces the cords of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:5 - Let all those who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned back.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - Let them be as the grass on the housetops,
Which withers before it grows up,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:7 - With which the reaper does not fill his hand,
Nor he who binds sheaves, his arms.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:8 - Neither let those who pass by them say,
“The blessing of the LORD be upon you;
We bless you in the name of the LORD!”

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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