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Psalm 137

NIV 1 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. NIV 1 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. NIV 2 There on the poplars we hung our harps, NIV 2 There on the poplars we hung our harps, NIV 3 for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, "Sing us one of the songs of Zion!" NIV 3 for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, "Sing us one of the songs of Zion!" NIV 4 How can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a foreign land? NIV 4 How can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a foreign land? NIV 5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget [its skill]. NIV 5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget [its skill]. NIV 6 May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not consider Jerusalem my highest joy. NIV 6 May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not consider Jerusalem my highest joy. NIV 7 Remember, O LORD, what the Edomites did on the day Jerusalem fell. "Tear it down," they cried, "tear it down to its foundations!" NIV 7 Remember, O LORD, what the Edomites did on the day Jerusalem fell. "Tear it down," they cried, "tear it down to its foundations!" NIV 8 O Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, happy is he who repays you for what you have done to us-- NIV 8 O Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, happy is he who repays you for what you have done to us-- NIV 9 he who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks. NIV 9 he who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.