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Psalm 122 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I was glad because they said to me, We will go into the house of the Lord. 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."
2 At last our feet were inside your doors, O Jerusalem. 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.
3 O Jerusalem, you are like a town which is well joined together; 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.
4 To which the tribes went up, even the tribes of the Lord, for a witness to Israel, to give praise to the name of the Lord. 4 That is where the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, to praise the name of the LORD according to the statute given to Israel.
5 For there seats for the judges were placed, even the rulers' seats of the line of David. 5 There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.
6 O make prayers for the peace of Jerusalem; may they whose love is given to you do well. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure.
7 May peace be inside your walls, and wealth in your noble houses. 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels."
8 Because of my brothers and friends, I will now say, Let peace be with you. 8 For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, "Peace be within you."
9 Because of the house of the Lord our God, I will be working for your good. 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your prosperity.