Psalm 129

They Have Afflicted Me from My Youth

1 "MANY a time they have a afflicted 1 me from b my youth,"
c Let Israel now say -
2 "Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth;
Yet they have not prevailed against me.
3 The plowers plowed on my back;
They made their furrows long."
4 The LORD is righteous;
He has cut in pieces the cords of the wicked.
5 Let all those who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned back.
6 Let them be as the d grass on the housetops,
Which withers before it grows up,
7 With which the reaper does not fill his hand,
Nor he who binds sheaves, his 2 arms.
8 Neither let those who pass by them say,
e "The blessing of the LORD be upon you;
We bless you in the name of the LORD!"

New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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