Psalm 132:4-14 NIV

4 I will allow no sleep to my eyes, no slumber to my eyelids,
5 till I find a place1 for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."

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6 We heard it in Ephrathah,2 we came upon it in the fields of Jaara:b3

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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;4 let us worship at his footstool5--

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      8 arise, O LORD,6 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;7 may your saints8 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,9 a sure oath that he will not revoke: "One of your own descendants10 I will place on your throne--

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      12 if your sons keep my covenant11 and the statutes I teach them, then their sons will sit on your throne12 for ever and ever."

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      13 For the LORD has chosen Zion,13 he has desired it for his dwelling:14

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      14 "This is my resting place for ever and ever;15 here I will sit enthroned,16 for I have desired it--

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