Parallel Bible results for Psalm 126

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Psalm 126

BBE 1 <A Song of the going up.> When the Lord made a change in Zion's fate, we were like men in a dream. NIV 1 When the LORD brought back the captives to Zion, we were like men who dreamed. BBE 2 Then our mouths were full of laughing, and our tongues gave a glad cry; they said among the nations, The Lord has done great things for them. NIV 2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them." BBE 3 The Lord has done great things for us; because of which we are glad. NIV 3 The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy. BBE 4 Let our fate be changed, O Lord, like the streams in the South. NIV 4 Restore our fortunes, O LORD, like streams in the Negev. BBE 5 Those who put in seed with weeping will get in the grain with cries of joy. NIV 5 Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. BBE 6 Though a man may go out weeping, taking his vessel of seed with him; he will come again in joy, with the corded stems of grain in his arms. NIV 6 He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him.