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Psalms 137

Book of Psalms - Chapter 137

Psalms 137:1

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

Psalms 137:2

On the willows in its midst, we hung up our harps.

Psalms 137:3

For there, those who led us captive asked us for songs. Those who tormented us demanded songs of joy: "Sing us one of the songs of Zion!"

Psalms 137:4

How can we sing the LORD's song in a foreign land?

Psalms 137:5

If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.

Psalms 137:6

Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I don't remember you; if I don't prefer Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Psalms 137:7

Remember, the LORD, against the children of Edom, the day of Jerusalem; who said, "Raze it! Raze it even to its foundation!"

Psalms 137:8

Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, he will be happy who rewards you, as you have served us.

Psalms 137:9

Happy shall he be, who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock. By David.