Psalms 137:1

Overview - Psalms 137
The constancy of the Jews in captivity.
The prophet curses Edom and Babel.
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Psalms 137:1  (King James Version)
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.
 


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M. cir. 3463. B.C. cir. 541. (Title.)
The author of this beautiful and affecting elegy is unknown, but the occasion is evident; and it was most probably composed during, or near the close of, the captivity.

the rivers
Genesis 2:10-14 ; Ezra 8:21 Ezra 8:31 ; Ezekiel 1:1

there sat
Nehemiah 1:3 Nehemiah 1:4 ; 2:3 Job 2:12 Job 2:13 ; Jeremiah 13:17 Jeremiah 13:18 ; 15:17 Lamentations 2:10 ; Ezekiel 3:15

we wept
42:4 102:9-14 Isaiah 66:10 ; Jeremiah 51:50 Jeremiah 51:51 ; Lamentations 1:16 ; Lamentations 2:11 Lamentations 2:18 Lamentations 3:48 Lamentations 3:51
Daniel 9:3 ; Daniel 10:2 Daniel 10:3 Luke 19:41 ; Revelation 11:3
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