Psalm 129:1-6 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 They have greatly oppressed me from my youth-- let Israel say-- 1 They have greatly oppressed me from my youth-- let Israel say--
2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me. 2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me.
3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long. 3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked. 4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.
5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame. 5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame.
6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow; 6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow;