Psalm 129 NAS

Prayer for the Overthrow of Zion's Enemies.

1 "Many times they have 1persecuted me from my 2youth up," 3Let Israel now say,

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    • a 129:1 - Lit "Much"
    • b 129:1 - Lit "showed hostility toward"
      2 "Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up; Yet they have 4not prevailed against me.

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        • c 129:2 - Lit "Much"
        • d 129:2 - Lit "showed hostility toward"
          3 "The plowers plowed upon my back; They lengthened their furrows."
          4 The LORD 5is righteous; He has cut in two the 6cords of the wicked.

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          5 May all who 7hate Zion Be 8put to shame and turned backward;

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          6 Let them be like 9grass upon the housetops, Which withers before it grows up;

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          7 With which the reaper does not fill his hand, Or the binder of sheaves his 10bosom;

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          8 Nor do those who pass by say, "The 11blessing of the LORD be upon you; We bless you in the name of the LORD."

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