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Psalms 129



1 From youth, people have constantly attacked me— let Israel now repeat!—
1 "Often have they attacked me from my youth" —let Israel now say—
2 from youth people have constantly attacked me— but they haven't beaten me!
2 "often have they attacked me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me.
3 They plowed my back like farmers; they made their furrows deep.
3 The plowers plowed on my back; they made their furrows long."
4 But the LORD is righteous— God cut me free from the ropes of the wicked!
4 The Lord is righteous; he has cut the cords of the wicked.
5 Let everyone who hates Zion be ashamed, thoroughly frustrated.
5 May all who hate Zion be put to shame and turned backward.
6 Let them be like grass on a roof that dies before it can be pulled up,
6 Let them be like the grass on the housetops that withers before it grows up,
7 which won't fill the reaper's hand or fill the harvester's arms.
7 with which reapers do not fill their hands or binders of sheaves their arms,
8 Let no one who passes by say to them: "May the LORD's blessing be on you! We bless you in the LORD's name!"
8 while those who pass by do not say, "The blessing of the Lord be upon you! We bless you in the name of the Lord!"
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