Psalms

Psalm 129 ©

1God's goodness in saving Israel out of their great afflictions. 5A prayer against the enemies of the church.

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aA Song of degrees.

a Pss. 120-134, titles.
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MANY1 a time have they afflicted me from bmy youth, cmay Israel now say:

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2Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet dthey have not prevailed against me.

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The eplowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.

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The fLORD is righteous: he hath cut *asunder the gcords of the wicked.

g Ps. 2.3.
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hLet them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.

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iLet them be jas the grass upon the housetops, which withereth *afore it groweth up:

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Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom.

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Neither do they which go by say, kThe blessing of the LORD be upon you: we bless you in the name of the LORD.