Category Archives: Psalms (Text)

Separately posted text of Psalms, some in their entirety others in part; related to later posts; “Psalms Comments’.
Almost always N.I.V. and without verse numbers.

Psalm 128

A Song of Ascents Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife … Continue reading

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Psalm 127

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house,      those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city,      the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you … Continue reading

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Psalm 126

A Song of Ascents. When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,      we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter,      and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, … Continue reading

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Psalm 125

A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,      which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem,      so the Lord surrounds his people,      from this time forth and … Continue reading

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Psalm 124

A Song of Ascents. Of David. If it had not been the Lord who was on our side—      let Israel now say— if it had not been the Lord who was on our side      when people rose up … Continue reading

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Psalm 123

A Song of Ascents To you I lift up my eyes,      O you who are enthroned in the heavens! Behold, as the eyes of servants      look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant … Continue reading

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Psalm 122

A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem—built as a city that is bound … Continue reading

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