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Psalms 131

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 132

1

A Song of the going up.
Lord, give thought to David, and to all his troubles;

2

How he made an oath to the Lord, and gave his word to the great God of Jacob, saying,

3

Truly, I will not come into my house, or go to my bed,

4

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or rest to my eyeballs,

5

Till I have got a place for the Lord, a resting-place for the great God of Jacob.

6

We had news of it at Ephrathah: we came to it in the fields of the wood.

7

Let us go into his tent; let us give worship at his feet.

8

Come back, O Lord, to your resting-place; you and the ark of your strength.

9

Let your priests be clothed with righteousness; and let your saints give cries of joy.

10

Because of your servant David, do not give up your king.

11

The Lord gave a true oath to David, which he will not take back, saying, I will give your kingdom to the fruit of your body.

12

If your children keep my word, and the teachings which I will give them, their children will be rulers of your kingdom for ever.

13

For the Lord's heart is on Zion, desiring it for his resting-place.

14

This is my rest for ever: here will I ever be; for this is my desire.

15

My blessing will be on her food; and her poor will be full of bread.

16

Her priests will be clothed with salvation; and her saints will give cries of joy.

17

There I will make the horn of David fertile: I have made ready a light for my king.

18

His haters will be clothed with shame; but I will make his crown shining.

Psalms 133

 

 

 

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