Psalms 137
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1  By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, sat and wept, as we thought of Tzion.

א  עַל נַהֲרוֹת בָּבֶל שָׁם יָשַׁבְנוּ גַּם־בָּכִינוּ בְּזָכְרֵנוּ אֶת־צִיּוֹן׃

2  There on the poplars we hung up our lyres,

ב  עַל־עֲרָבִים בְּתוֹכָהּ תָּלִינוּ כִּנֹּרוֹתֵינוּ׃

3  for our captors asked us there for songs, our tormentors, for amusement, “Sing us one of the songs of Tzion.”

ג  כִּי שָׁם שְׁאֵלוּנוּ שׁוֹבֵינוּ דִּבְרֵי־שִׁיר וְתוֹלָלֵינוּ שִׂמְחָה שִׁירוּ לָנוּ מִשִּׁיר צִיּוֹן׃

4  How can we sing a song of Hashem on alien soil?

ד  אֵיךְ נָשִׁיר אֶת־שִׁיר־יְהֹוָה עַל אַדְמַת נֵכָר׃

5  If I forget you, O Yerushalayim, let my right hand wither;

im esh-ka-KHAYKH y’-ru-sha-LA-im tish-KAKH y’-mee-NEE

ה  אִם־אֶשְׁכָּחֵךְ יְרוּשָׁלָ ִם תִּשְׁכַּח יְמִינִי׃

6  let my tongue stick to my palate if I cease to think of you, if I do not keep Yerushalayim in memory even at my happiest hour.

tid-BAK l’-sho-NEE l’-khi-KEE im LO ez-k’-RAY-khee im LO a-a-LEH et y’-ru-sha-LA-im AL ROSH sim-kha-TEE

ו  תִּדְבַּק־לְשׁוֹנִי לְחִכִּי אִם־לֹא אֶזְכְּרֵכִי אִם־לֹא אַעֲלֶה אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלַ ִם עַל רֹאשׁ שִׂמְחָתִי׃

7  Remember, Hashem, against the Edomites the day of Yerushalayim‘s fall; how they cried, “Strip her, strip her to her very foundations!”

ז  זְכֹר יְהֹוָה לִבְנֵי אֱדוֹם אֵת יוֹם יְרוּשָׁלָ ִם הָאֹמְרִים עָרוּ עָרוּ עַד הַיְסוֹד בָּהּ׃

8  Fair Babylon, you predator, a blessing on him who repays you in kind what you have inflicted on us;

ח  בַּת־בָּבֶל הַשְּׁדוּדָה אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם־לָךְ אֶת־גְּמוּלֵךְ שֶׁגָּמַלְתְּ לָנוּ׃

9  a blessing on him who seizes your babies and dashes them against the rocks!

ט  אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיֹּאחֵז וְנִפֵּץ אֶת־עֹלָלַיִךְ אֶל־הַסָּלַע׃

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  • Phil Lambert

    ARE YOU SHELTERED IN THE ARMS OF YESHUA HAMASHIACH? ARE YOU COVERED BY THE BLOOD OF YESHUA HAMASHIACH?…JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!!!!JESUS CHRIST IS MESSIAH!!!!….HE IS EL SHADDAI!!!!….HE IS HASHEM!!!!….HE IS ADONAI!!!….HE IS HOLY!!!!!….AND HE IS SOON RETURNING FOR HIS BLOOD WASHED CHILDREN, SOON AND VERY SOON!!!….SHOUT HALLELUJAH TO THE RESURRECTED "LAMB OF GOD"….PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME YE CHILDREN OF GOD!!!!

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