1 {A Song of degrees. Of David.} I rejoiced when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of Jehovah.

References for Psalms 122:1

    • a 122:1 - Or 'I rejoice in them that say.'
      2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.
      3 Jerusalem, which art built as a city that is compact together,
      4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of Jah, a testimony to Israel, to give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.

      References for Psalms 122:4

        • b 122:4 - Or 'Israel's custom.'
          5 For there are set thrones for judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
          6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
          7 Peace be within thy bulwarks, prosperity within thy palaces.

          References for Psalms 122:7

            • c 122:7 - Or 'restful security:' see Zech. 7.7.
              8 For my brethren and companions' sakes I will say, Peace be within thee!
              9 Because of the house of Jehovah our God I will seek thy good.