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Psalm 137 DBY

1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion.
2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that made us wail [required] mirth, [saying,] Sing us [one] of the songs of Zion.

References for Psalms 137:3

    • a 137:3 - Lit. 'words of song.'
    • b 137:3 - Or 'our tormentors.'
      4 How should we sing a song of Jehovah's upon a foreign soil?
      5 If I forget thee, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget [its skill];
      6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to my palate: if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
      7 Remember, O Jehovah, against the sons of Edom, the day of Jerusalem; who said, Lay [it] bare, Lay [it] bare, down to its foundation!
      8 Daughter of Babylon, who art to be laid waste, happy he that rendereth unto thee that which thou hast meted out to us.
      9 Happy he that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock.