Psalm 129:1-7 NIV

A song of ascents.

1 They have greatly oppressed1 me from my youth2-- let Israel say3--

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2 they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory4 over me.

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3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
4 But the LORD is righteous;5 he has cut me free6 from the cords of the wicked.7

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5 May all who hate Zion8 be turned back in shame.9

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6 May they be like grass on the roof,10 which withers11 before it can grow;

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7 with it the reaper cannot fill his hands,12 nor the one who gathers fill his arms.

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