Psalm 129 King James Version

A Prayer for the Overthrow of Zion's Enemies

129 1  Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: 2  Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. 3  The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows. 4  The Lord is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.

5  Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion. 6  Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up: 7  Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom. 8  Neither do they which go by say, The blessing of the Lord be upon you: we bless you in the name of the Lord.

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