Psalm 132:2-12 NIV

2 He swore an oath to the LORD and made a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:1

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3 "I will not enter my house2 or go to my bed--

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4 I will allow no sleep to my eyes, no slumber to my eyelids,
5 till I find a place3 for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."

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6 We heard it in Ephrathah,4 we came upon it in the fields of Jaara:b5

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    • a 132:6 - That is, Kiriath Jearim
    • b 132:6 - Or "heard of it in Ephrathah, / we found it in the fields of Jaar." (And no quotes around verses 7-9)
      7 "Let us go to his dwelling place;6 let us worship at his footstool7--

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      8 arise, O LORD,8 and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might.

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      9 May your priests be clothed with righteousness;9 may your saints10 sing for joy."

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      10 For the sake of David your servant, do not reject your anointed one.
      11 The LORD swore an oath to David,11 a sure oath that he will not revoke: "One of your own descendants12 I will place on your throne--

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      12 if your sons keep my covenant13 and the statutes I teach them, then their sons will sit on your throne14 for ever and ever."

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