Psalms

Psalm 122 ©

1David's joy in the people's resort to Jerusalem, 3the seat of religion and public justice: 6he prayeth for its peace and prosperity.

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aA Song of degrees of David.

a Pss. 120-134, titles.
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I WAS bglad when they said unto me, cLet us go into the house of the LORD.

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dOur feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

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eJerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:

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f*Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the gtestimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.

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For there 1are set hthrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

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iPray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

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jPeace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

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kFor my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, lPeace be within thee.

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Because mof the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.