Parallel Bible results for Psalm 129

The Complete Jewish Bible

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Psalm 129

CJB 1 A song of ascents: Since I was young they have often attacked me -let Isra'el repeat it NIV 1 They have greatly oppressed me from my youth-- let Israel say-- CJB 2 since I was young they have often attacked me, but they haven't overcome me. NIV 2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me. CJB 3 The plowmen plowed on my back; wounding me with long furrows. NIV 3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long. CJB 4 But ADONAI is righteous; he cuts me free from the yoke of the wicked. NIV 4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked. CJB 5 Let all who hate Tziyon be thrown back in confusion. NIV 5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame. CJB 6 Let them be like grass on the roof, which dries out before it grows up NIV 6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow; CJB 7 and never fills the reaper's hands or the arms of the one who binds sheaves, NIV 7 with it the reaper cannot fill his hands, nor the one who gathers fill his arms. CJB 8 so that no passer-by says, "ADONAI's blessing on you! We bless you in the name of ADONAI!" NIV 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."