Prayer for the LORD'S Blessing upon the Sanctuary.

A Song of Ascents.

1 Remember, O LORD, on David's behalf, All 1his affliction;

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2 How he swore to the LORD And vowed to 2the Mighty One of Jacob,

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3 "Surely I will not enter 3my house, Nor lie on my bed *;

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    • a 132:3 - Lit "come into the tabernacle of"
    • b 132:3 - Lit "go up into the couch of"
      4 I will not 4give sleep to my eyes Or slumber to my eyelids,

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      5 Until I find a 5place for the LORD, A dwelling place for 6the Mighty One of Jacob."

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      6 Behold, we heard of it in 7Ephrathah, We found it in the 8field of Jaar.

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      7 Let us go into His 9dwelling place; Let us 10worship at His 11footstool *.

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      8 12Arise, O LORD, to Your 13resting place, You and the ark of Your 14strength.

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      9 Let Your priests be 15clothed with righteousness, And let Your 16godly ones sing for joy.

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      10 For the sake of David Your servant, Do not turn away the face of Your 17anointed.

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      11 The LORD has 18sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "19Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.
      12 "If your sons will keep My covenant And My testimony which I will teach them, Their sons also shall 20sit upon your throne forever."

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      13 For the LORD has 21chosen Zion; He has 22desired it for His habitation.

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      14 "This is My 23resting place forever; Here I will 24dwell, for I have desired it.

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      15 "I will abundantly 25bless her provision; I will 26satisfy her needy with bread.

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      16 "Her 27priests also I will clothe with salvation, And her 28godly ones will sing aloud for joy.

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      17 "There I will cause the 29horn of David to spring forth; I have prepared a 30lamp for Mine anointed.
      18 "His enemies I will 31clothe with shame, But upon himself his 32crown shall shine."

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