Parallel Bible results for Psalm 129

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Psalm 129

KJV 1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say : NIV 1 They have greatly oppressed me from my youth-- let Israel say-- KJV 2 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. NIV 2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me. KJV 3 The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows . NIV 3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long. KJV 4 The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked. NIV 4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked. KJV 5 Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion. NIV 5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame. KJV 6 Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up : NIV 6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow; KJV 7 Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom. NIV 7 with it the reaper cannot fill his hands, nor the one who gathers fill his arms. KJV 8 Neither do they which go by say , The blessing of the LORD be upon you: we bless you in the name of the LORD. 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."