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Psalm 132 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:1 - A Song of Ascents. Remember, O LORD, in David's favor, all the hardships he endured;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:2 - how he swore to the LORD and vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:3 - "I will not enter my house or get into my bed;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:4 - I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:5 - until I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:6 - Lo, we heard of it in Eph'rathah, we found it in the fields of Ja'ar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:7 - "Let us go to his dwelling place; let us worship at his footstool!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:8 - Arise, O LORD, and go to thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy might.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:9 - Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness, and let thy saints shout for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:10 - For thy servant David's sake do not turn away the face of thy anointed one.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:11 - The LORD swore to David a sure oath from which he will not turn back: "One of the sons of your body I will set on your throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:12 - If your sons keep my covenant and my testimonies which I shall teach them, their sons also for ever shall sit upon your throne."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:13 - For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:14 - "This is my resting place for ever; here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - I will abundantly bless her provisions; I will satisfy her poor with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:16 - Her priests I will clothe with salvation, and her saints will shout for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:17 - There I will make a horn to sprout for David; I have prepared a lamp for my anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:18 - His enemies I will clothe with shame, but upon himself his crown will shed its luster."

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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