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Psalm 137


Psalm 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.
Psalm 137:2 Upon the willows in the midst of it We hung our harps.
Psalm 137:3 For there our captors demanded of us songs, And our tormentors mirth, saying," Sing us one of the songs of Zion. "
Psalm 137:4 How can we sing the Lord's song In a foreign land?
Psalm 137:5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, May my right hand forget her skill.
Psalm 137:6 May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth If I do not remember you, If I do not exalt Jerusalem Above my chief joy.
Psalm 137:7 Remember, O Lord, against the sons of Edom The day of Jerusalem, Who said," Raze it, raze it To its very foundation. "
Psalm 137:8 O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us.
Psalm 137:9 How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock.


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Psalm 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. Psalm 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion. Psalm 137:1 τῷ Δαυιδ ἐπὶ τῶν ποταμῶν Βαβυλῶνος ἐκεῖ ἐκαθίσαμεν καὶ ἐκλαύσαμεν ἐν τῷ μνησθῆναι ἡμᾶς τῆς Σιων
Psalm 137:2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. Psalm 137:2 Upon the willows in the midst of it We hung our harps. Psalm 137:2 ἐπὶ ταῖς ἰτέαις ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῆς ἐκρεμάσαμεν τὰ ὄργανα ἡμῶν
Psalm 137:3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. Psalm 137:3 For there our captors demanded of us songs, And our tormentors mirth, saying," Sing us one of the songs of Zion. " Psalm 137:3 ὅτι ἐκεῖ ἐπηρώτησαν ἡμᾶς οἱ αἰχμαλωτεύσαντες ἡμᾶς λόγους ᾠδῶν καὶ οἱ ἀπαγαγόντες ἡμᾶς ὕμνον ᾄσατε ἡμῖν ἐκ τῶν ᾠδῶν Σιων
Psalm 137:4 How shall we sing the LORD's song in a strange land? Psalm 137:4 How can we sing the Lord's song In a foreign land? Psalm 137:4 πῶς ᾄσωμεν τὴν ᾠδὴν κυρίου ἐπὶ γῆς ἀλλοτρίας
Psalm 137:5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. Psalm 137:5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, May my right hand forget her skill. Psalm 137:5 ἐὰν ἐπιλάθωμαί σου Ιερουσαλημ ἐπιλησθείη ἡ δεξιά μου
Psalm 137:6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy. Psalm 137:6 May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth If I do not remember you, If I do not exalt Jerusalem Above my chief joy. Psalm 137:6 κολληθείη ἡ γλῶσσά μου τῷ λάρυγγί μου ἐὰν μή σου μνησθῶ ἐὰν μὴ προανατάξωμαι τὴν Ιερουσαλημ ἐν ἀρχῇ τῆς εὐφροσύνης μου
Psalm 137:7 Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. Psalm 137:7 Remember, O Lord, against the sons of Edom The day of Jerusalem, Who said," Raze it, raze it To its very foundation. " Psalm 137:7 μνήσθητι κύριε τῶν υἱῶν Εδωμ τὴν ἡμέραν Ιερουσαλημ τῶν λεγόντων ἐκκενοῦτε ἐκκενοῦτε ἕως ὁ θεμέλιος ἐν αὐτῇ
Psalm 137:8 O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. Psalm 137:8 O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us. Psalm 137:8 θυγάτηρ Βαβυλῶνος ἡ ταλαίπωρος μακάριος ὃς ἀνταποδώσει σοι τὸ ἀνταπόδομά σου ὃ ἀνταπέδωκας ἡμῖν
Psalm 137:9 Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. Psalm 137:9 How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock. Psalm 137:9 μακάριος ὃς κρατήσει καὶ ἐδαφιεῖ τὰ νήπιά σου πρὸς τὴν πέτραν

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