They have greatly oppressed1 me from my youth2-- let Israel say3--
References for Psalms 129:1
they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory4 over me.
References for Psalms 129:2
Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
But the LORD is righteous;5 he has cut me free6 from the cords of the wicked.7
References for Psalms 129:4
May all who hate Zion8 be turned back in shame.9
References for Psalms 129:5
May they be like grass on the roof,10 which withers11 before it can grow;
References for Psalms 129:6
with it the reaper cannot fill his hands,12 nor the one who gathers fill his arms.
References for Psalms 129:7
May those who pass by not say, "The blessing of the LORD be upon you; we bless you13 in the name of the LORD."
References for Psalms 129:8