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Psalm 122 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, "Let us 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 Our feet have been standing Within your gates, O Jerusalem! 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.
3 Jerusalem is built As a city that is compact together, 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.
4 Where the tribes go up, The tribes of the Lord, To the Testimony of Israel, To give thanks 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 thrones are set there for judgment, The thrones of the house of David. 5 There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.
6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure.
7 Peace be within your walls, Prosperity within your palaces." 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels."
8 For the sake of my brethren and companions, I will now say, "Peace be within 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 seek your good. 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your prosperity.