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Chapter
Psalms 137

Book of Psalms - Chapter 137

Psalms 137:1

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Psalms 137:2

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Psalms 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.

Psalms 137:4

How shall we sing the LORD's song in a strange land?

Psalms 137:5

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget [her cunning].

Psalms 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.

Psalms 137:7

Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Raze [it], raze [it, even] to the foundation thereof.

Psalms 137:8

O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy [shall he be], that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.

Psalms 137:9

Happy [shall he be], that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.