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Psalm 122 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:1 - A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David.

I was glad when they said to me,
“Let us go to the house of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:2 - And now here we are,
standing inside your gates, O Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:3 - Jerusalem is a well-built city;
its seamless walls cannot be breached.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:4 - All the tribes of Israel—the LORD’s people—
make their pilgrimage here.
They come to give thanks to the name of the LORD,
as the law requires of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:5 - Here stand the thrones where judgment is given,
the thrones of the dynasty of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:6 - Pray for peace in Jerusalem.
May all who love this city prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:7 - O Jerusalem, may there be peace within your walls
and prosperity in your palaces.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:8 - For the sake of my family and friends, I will say,
“May you have peace.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:9 - For the sake of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek what is best for you, O Jerusalem.

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