Psalm 129 NIRV

A song for those who go up to Jerusalem to worship the Lord.=

1 Here is what Israel should say. Many times my enemies have beaten me down ever since I was a young nation.

References for Psalms 129:1

      2 Many times my enemies have beaten me down ever since I was a young nation, but they haven't won the battle.
      3 They have made deep wounds in my back. It looks like a field a farmer has plowed.
      4 The LORD does what is right. Sinners had tied me up with ropes. But the LORD has set me free.
      5 May all those who hate Zion be driven back in shame.
      6 May they be like grass that grows on the roof of a house. It dries up before it can grow.
      7 There isn't enough of it to fill a person's hand. There isn't enough to tie up and carry away.
      8 May no one who passes by say to those who hate Zion, "May the blessing of the LORD be on you. We bless you in the name of the Lord."