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Psalm 137 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:1 - Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept
as we thought of Jerusalem.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - We put away our harps,
hanging them on the branches of poplar trees.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:3 - For our captors demanded a song from us.
Our tormentors insisted on a joyful hymn:
“Sing us one of those songs of Jerusalem!”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:4 - But how can we sing the songs of the LORD
while in a pagan land?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:5 - If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
let my right hand forget how to play the harp.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:6 - May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth
if I fail to remember you,
if I don’t make Jerusalem my greatest joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:7 - O LORD, remember what the Edomites did
on the day the armies of Babylon captured Jerusalem.
“Destroy it!” they yelled.
“Level it to the ground!”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O Babylon, you will be destroyed.
Happy is the one who pays you back
for what you have done to us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - Happy is the one who takes your babies
and smashes them against the rocks!
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew Zion; also in 137:3.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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