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Psalm 129 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Since my youth they have often attacked me- let Israel say- 1 They have greatly oppressed me from my youth-- let Israel say--
2 Since my youth they have often attacked me, but they have not prevailed against me. 2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me.
3 Plowmen plowed over my back; they made their furrows long. 3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
4 The Lord is righteous; He has cut the ropes of the wicked. 4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.
5 Let all who hate Zion be driven back in disgrace. 5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame.
6 Let them be like grass on the rooftops, which withers before it grows up 6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow;
7 and can't even fill the hands of the reaper or the arms of the one who binds sheaves. 7 with it the reaper cannot fill his hands, nor the one who gathers fill his arms.
8 Then none who pass by will say, "May the Lord's blessing be on you." We bless you in the name of the Lord. 8 May those who pass by not say, "The blessing of the LORD be upon you; we bless you in the name of the LORD."