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Psalm 137 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Longing for Zion in a Foreign Land

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:1 - By the rivers of Babylon,
There we sat down, yea, we wept
When we remembered Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - We hung our harps
Upon the willows in the midst of it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:3 - For there those who carried us away captive asked of us a song,
And those who plundered us requested 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 - If I do not remember you,
Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth—
If I do not exalt Jerusalem
Above my chief joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:7 - Remember, O LORD, against the sons of Edom
The day of Jerusalem,
Who said, “Raze it, raze it,
To its very foundation!”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, who are to be destroyed,
Happy the one who repays you as you have served us!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - Happy the one who takes and dashes
Your little ones against the rock!
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