1 {A Song of degrees.} When Jehovah turned the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
References for Psalms 126:1
    • a 126:1 - Strictly, 'the turning,' or 'returning,' in the sense of complete restoration and establishment of full blessing: Ps. 14.7; Deut. 30.3.
      2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing: then said they among the nations, Jehovah hath done great things for them.
      References for Psalms 126:2
        • b 126:2 - Goim: see, Isa. 1.4.
          3 Jehovah hath done great things for us; [and] we are joyful.
          4 Turn our captivity, O Jehovah, as the streams in the south.
          References for Psalms 126:4
            • c 126:4 - Heb. Negeb: see Note b, Josh. 10.40.
              5 They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:
              6 He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.