Psalms 126:5-6

5 Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.
6 Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.

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Psalms 126:5-6 Meaning and Commentary


\\<>\\. This psalm is generally thought to have been written by Ezra, or some good man returned from the Babylonish captivity, and on account of it: the inscription in the Syriac version of it, besides observing it to be a song of degrees or ascents, and without a name, is, ``it is said of Haggai and Zechariah, who came up out of Babylon with the captives; but spiritually; and it is an expectation of good things to come.'' It may have respect to redemption by the Messiah; and the conversion of the Jews in the latter day.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 6:6; Psalms 80:5; Jeremiah 50:4
  • 2. Galatians 6:9
  • 3. Psalms 16:11; Psalms 20:5; Psalms 23:6; Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 51:11; Isaiah 60:15; Isaiah 61:7; Jer 31:6-7,12
  • 4. S Numbers 25:6; S Psalms 30:5
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