Psalm 129 TNIV

A song of ascents."

1 "They have greatly oppressed1 me from my youth,"2 let Israel say;3

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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 reapers cannot fill their hands with it,12 nor those who gather fill their arms.

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8 May those who pass by not say to them, "The blessing of the LORD be on you; we bless you13 in the name of the LORD."

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