Psalm 132:1-6 CSB

David and Zion Chosen

A song of ascents.

1 Lord, remember David and all the hardships he endured,a

References for Psalms 132:1

      2 and how he swore an oath to the Lord, making a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:
      3 "I will not enter my houseb or get into my bed,c

      References for Psalms 132:3

        • b 132:3 - Lit enter the tent of my house
        • c 132:3 - Lit into the couch of my bed
          4 I will not allow my eyes to sleep or my eyelids to slumber
          5 until I find a place for the Lord, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."d

          References for Psalms 132:5

              6 We heard of [the ark] in Ephrathah;e we found it in the fields of Jaar.f

              References for Psalms 132:6

                • e 132:6 - Bethlehem or the district around it; Gn 35:19
                • f 132:6 - Kiriath-jearim; 1 Sm 7:1-2