A song of ascents.

1 “They have greatly oppressed me from my youth,” let Israel say;
References for Psalms 129:1
2 “they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me.
3 Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.”
References for Psalms 129:4
5 May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame.
References for Psalms 129:5
6 May they be like grass on the roof, which withers before it can grow;
References for Psalms 129:6
7 a reaper cannot fill his hands with it, nor one who gathers fill his arms.
References for Psalms 129:7