Parallel Bible results for Psalm 122

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Psalm 122

MSG 1 When they said, "Let's go to the house of God," my heart leaped for joy. NIV 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD." MSG 2 And now we're here, O Jerusalem, inside Jerusalem's walls! NIV 2 Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem. MSG 3 Jerusalem, well-built city, built as a place for worship! NIV 3 Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. MSG 4 The city to which the tribes ascend, all God's tribes go up to worship, To give thanks to the name of God - this is what it means to be Israel. NIV 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. MSG 5 Thrones for righteous judgment are set there, famous David-thrones. NIV 5 There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David. MSG 6 Pray for Jerusalem's peace! Prosperity to all you Jerusalem-lovers! NIV 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure. MSG 7 Friendly insiders, get along! Hostile outsiders, keep your distance! NIV 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels." MSG 8 For the sake of my family and friends, I say it again: live in peace! NIV 8 For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, "Peace be within you." MSG 9 For the sake of the house of our God, God, I'll do my very best for you. NIV 9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your prosperity.