Psalm 128-130 New American Standard Bible

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The Blessedness of Him Who Fears the LORD

128 How blessed is everyone who fears the Lord , Who walks in His ways . 2  When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands , You will be happy and it will be well with you. 3  Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house , Your children like olive plants Around your table . 4  Behold , for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the Lord . 5  The Lord bless you from Zion , And may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life . 6  Indeed, may you see your children's children . Peace be upon Israel !

A Prayer for the Overthrow of Zion's Enemies

129 "Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up," Let Israel now say , 2  "Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up; Yet they have not prevailed against me. 3  "The plowers plowed upon my back ; They lengthened their furrows ." 4  The Lord is righteous ; He has cut in two the cords of the wicked .

5  May all who hate Zion Be put to shame and turned backward ; 6  Let them be like grass upon the housetops , Which withers before it grows up; 7  With which the reaper does not fill his hand , Or the binder of sheaves his bosom ; 8  Nor do those who pass by say , "The blessing of the Lord be upon you; We bless you in the name of the Lord ."

Hope in the LORD's Redemption

130 Out of the depths I have cried to You, O Lord . 2  Lord , hear my voice ! Let Your ears be attentive To the voice of my supplications . 3  If You, Lord , should mark iniquities , O Lord , who could stand ? 4  But there is forgiveness with You, That You may be feared .

5  I wait for the Lord , my soul does wait , And in His word do I hope . 6  My soul waits for the Lord More than the watchmen for the morning ; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning . 7  O Israel , hope in the Lord ; For with the Lord there is lovingkindness , And with Him is abundant redemption . 8  And He will redeem Israel From all his iniquities .

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