Psalm 122 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let's go to the LORD's house!" 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."
2 Now our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem! 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.
3 Jerusalem is built like a city joined together in unity. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.
4 That is where the tribes go up— the LORD's tribes! It is the law for Israel to give thanks there to the LORD's name, 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 because the thrones of justice are there— the thrones of the house of David! 5 There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.
6 Pray that Jerusalem has peace: "Let those who love you have rest. 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure.
7 Let there be peace on your walls; let there be rest on your fortifications." 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels."
8 For the sake of my family and friends, I say, "Peace be with you, Jerusalem." 8 For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, "Peace be within you."
9 For the sake of the LORD our God's house I will pray for your good. 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your prosperity.