By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept Psalm 137:9 French Bible Psalm 137:9 German Bible Alphabetical: against and be blessed dashes he How infants little one ones rock rocks seizes the them who will your OT Poetry: Psalm 137:9 Happy shall he be who takes (Psalm Ps Psa.) But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. 6 May my tongue remain stuck to my palate if I do not keep you in mind, if I do not count Jerusalem the greatest of my joys. On the willows there we hung up our harps. 4But how could we sing a song of the LORD. By the rivers of Babylon,There we sat down and wept,When we remembered Zion. Most people donate because Catholic Online is useful. Psalm 137 (136-1) Upon the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept: when we remembered Sion: (136-2) On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments. For you have exalted over all. 2 On the willows near by. we hung our harps, 3 for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”. when we remembered Zion. 98% of our readers don't give; they simply look the other way. PS 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. PS 137:2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. 3 For there our gaolers had asked us to sing them a song, our captors to make merry, 'Sing us one of the songs of Zion.'. Psalm 137:3 : Ps 79:1-4; La 1:5. 2 On the willows[ c] there. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 137. www.easyenglish.bible. We had hung up our lyres on the willows that were there, Read verse in The Complete Jewish Bible 1 By the rivers of Babylon we sat down; there we wept when we remembered Zion. 1 How blessed is anyone who rejects the advice of the wicked and does not take a stand in the path that sinners tread, nor a seat in company with cynics, 2 but who delights in the law of Yahweh and murmurs his law day and night. Alongside the quaking aspens. Psalm 137:3 : Eze 16:57; 22:4; 34:29. Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers. For there our captors dem Try it for 30 days FREE. Lament over the Destruction of Jerusalem. Upon the willows in the midst of itWe hung our harps. Catholic Bible we sat on the banks; we cried and cried, remembering the good old days in Zion. 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Read verse in Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms. The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. PS 137:3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. 5 If I forget you, Jerusalem, may my right hand wither! Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. we stacked our unplayed harps; That’s where our captors demanded songs, sarcastic and mocking: “Sing us a happy Zion song!”. Psalm 137 By the rivers of Bavel we sat down and wept as we remembered Tziyon. Psalm 137:4 : S Ne 12:46. for the words of a song; Our tormentors, for joy: “Sing for us a song of Zion!” 4 But how could we sing a song of the LORD. 4 … Psalms of communal laments were more commonly found in printed Psalters following major natural disasters, plague, or oppression by surrounding nations. Learn more. To all our readers, Please don't scroll past this. 3 For there our gaolers had asked us to sing them a song, our captors to make merry, 'Sing us one of the songs of Zion. If you donate just $5.00, or whatever you can, Catholic Online could keep thriving for years. Catholic Bible we hung up our lyres. On the willows there we hung up our harps. Learn more Start my trial Back . 1. Cancel at any time. By the waters of Babylon,there we sat down and wept,when we remembered Zion. “For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Psalm 137:1 : Eze 1:1, 3; 3:15; 10:15. It may also have been written many years into the exile. 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