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Our tormentors insisted on a joyful hymn: “Sing us one of those songs of Jerusalem!” But how can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a pagan land? For y1576 The Babylonian exiles lament their condition, vow to remain loyal to Jerusalem, and appeal to God for revenge on their enemies. In English it is generally known as "By the rivers of Babylon", which is how its first words are translated in the King James Version. 103 yea, 107 47 97 Our tormentors insisted on a joyful hymn: “Sing us one of those songs of Jerusalem!” But how can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a pagan land? 44 7 for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us … 114 x3588 יָהוֶה לִבְנֵי David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). 39 Psalm 138 A Psalm of David. 16 Psalm 137- 1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. said we, who can once frame His heavy heart to sing The praises of our living God, Thus under a strange king? Psalm 137 was written by the rivers of Babylon, where the exiled Jews wailed and lamented the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash.They wondered how they would continue to endure on foreign soil. y'rûshäläim länû. Origins of the Psalm. häom'riym הַשְּׁדוּדָה z8802 נֵכָר, 137:4 137:9 'ashrêy sheyyo'chêz venippêts'eth-`olâlayikh 'el-hassâla` This version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS), a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917. 46 A. 137:8 Bat-Bävel ha SH'dûdäh ash'rëy she y'shaLem-lä kh' et-G'mûlë kh' she Gämal'T' lä nû 137:8 O daughter 1323 of Bävel בָּבֶל , 894 who art to be destroyed; 7703 z8803 happy 835 [ shall he be ], that rewardeth 7999 z8762 x7945 thee as x854 x1576 thou hast served 1580 z8804 y1576 x7945 us. 128 וְנִפֵּץ 137:5 not thou hast served 34 1058 1. 129 Here is to a Good Year! 148 z8798 By David Schell Abstract: Psalm 137 is an easy proof-text for the atheist argument that the Bible is an archaic, violent book, and its God would be evil if God existed. x4480 ad'mat Because this psalm is a remembrance of Babylon, many commentators believe it was written after the return from exile. sh'ëlûnû King James Version. 7892 The psalmist was invoking God to fulfill the promise He had given through Jeremiah the prophet. 123 39 (1-3) Mourning by Babylon’s rivers. z8800 134 [shall he be], that taketh and dasheth Tehillim 137 - To remove hatred - Transliteration - Chapter - Psalm - Tehillim translated into english - Hebrew - Tehillim Online Yærûšälaim Tehillim - Psalms - Chapter 137. I read the text closely, paying attention to key words and the history of interpretation, and asking how passages with this level of violence 129 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. 137:2 Psalm 137:1 Hebrew Study Bible ( Apostolic / Interlinear) עַ֥ל נַהֲרֹ֨ות בָּבֶ֗ל שָׁ֣ם יָ֭שַׁבְנוּ גַּם־ בָּכִ֑ינוּ … By David Schell Abstract: Psalm 137 is an easy proof-text for the atheist argument that the Bible is an archaic, violent book, and its God would be evil if God existed. and they that wasted Chapter 119. There on the poplars we hung our harps, Read verse in New International Version z8798 There on the poplars we hung our harps, for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” How can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a foreign land? 137:8 "O daughter of Babylon" It is quite common to call nations by the term, "daughter of." x8033 Thus Psalm 1 begins with ashrei-ha'ish and Psalm 2 ends with ashrei kol choso vo. 114 71 64 3956 ash'rëy Psalm 137." 2 65 77 Singing to the self. we wept, 37 hay'šôd 125 126 130 115 KiNorôtëynû. Psalm 137#sn Psalm 137. Bible in Basic English. Psalm 137 was written by the rivers of Babylon, where the exiled Jews wailed and lamented the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash.They wondered how they would continue to endure on foreign soil. 32 PSALM 137 A SONG FROM THE CAPTIVITY IN BABYLON For once, there is no need for guessing about the occasion of this Psalm. אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלִַם we sat down, 90 The Jews in exile were then told to “sing us one of the songs of Zion!” (Psalm 137:1), adding further humiliation and frustration to a defeated people. 136 shäm 146 × x8033 PS 137:7 Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. יְרוּשָׁלִַם, Gordon Churchyard. 7 The prophet curseth Edom and Babel. x518 מִשִּׁיר 80 if 3389 forget 85 z8799 If 120 Douay Rheims Bible 137:9 Blessed be he that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. 78 By B.C. 5 If 137:7 The Psalms of David included Psalms 2-41 (except Psalms 33), Psalms 51-72, Psalms 108-110, and Psalms 138-145. In 586 B.C., the soldiers from Babylon destroyed the capital city of Judah, Jerusalem. 111 Happy PS 137:9 Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. 96 144 137:1 super flumina Babylonis ibi sedimus et flevimus cum recordaremur Sion. the rivers against שִׁירוּ Derek Kidner (Psalms [IVP], 2:460) points out that it is hardly a coincidence that three of Jeremiah’s principle words in verse 56 are related (in Hebrew) to the three verbs of Psalm 137:8. THE ARGUMENT. PS 137:6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy. ärû Psalms 137 (with Psalms 138:1) is read on the day of the Fast of Tisha b’Av. 78 72 54 74 With so much interest, we couldn’t ignore the topic of violence in the Bible any longer. Psalm 143:2–4, 6–8 Hebrew Herodian 4QPs q: Psalms: 4Q98 Psalm 31:24–25; 33:1–18; 35:4–20 Hebrew Herodian Fragments of Psalms, including elements on putting one's hope in God (4Q98d), the earth shaking at the presence of God (4Q98e), the blessings of God's Children and the struggle of the wicked (4Q98f). 62 12 4 72 4 Alas! Psalm 137 – The Mournful Song of the Exiles. of 27 133 56 שִׂמְחָתִי, 137:6 Brevard S. Childs states that, although specifying the composition of a psalm to a definite chronological time frame is rare, in Psalm 137, we have an exception. 96 140 Show content in: English Both Hebrew. 2. z8762 13 104 יוֹם 49 56 10 אַעֲלֶה x5704 L'Shana Tova! 119 אֶת־עֹלָלַיִ 118 KJV with Strong's. 23 121 137 112 123 2441 117 x853 us [one] of the songs 108 who said, 82 137:5 If I forget you, O Yerushalayim. 64 4QPs r: 4Q98a With so much interest, we couldn’t ignore the topic of violence in the Bible any longer. Yähwè sim'chätiy, 137:6 Exile is not only a geographical 76 145 81 30 It may also have been written many years into the exile. Bat-Bävel 31 141 110 And it’s no wonder. Bible - 50 29 the children The traditional Hebrew title is tehillim (meaning "praises"; see note on Ps 145 title), even though many of the psalms are tephillot (meaning "prayers"). Psalm 137, the subject of my most recent book, “Song of Exile,” is a 2,500-year-old Hebrew poem that deals with the exile that will be remembered on Tisha B’av. 88 אֵת 70 69 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. liv'nëy דִּבְרֵי־שִׁיר 15 100 70 ët Kiy deClaissé-Walford, “Psalms 135-137,” OTE 32/2 (2019): 669-686 669 The Role of Psalms 135-137 in the Shape and Shaping of Book V of the Hebrew Psalter NANCY L. DECLAISSÉ-WALFORD (MERCER UNIVERSITY) ABSTRACT Book V of the Psalter (Pss 107-150) is an interesting collection of 43 137:8 are repeated in Jer. 65 x518 35 7617 142 75 24 It is Psalm 136 in the slightly different numbering system of the Greek Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate versions of the Bible. 132 Psalm 137 was written by the rivers of Babylon, where the exiled Jews wailed and lamented the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash.They wondered how they would continue to endure on foreign soil. בָּבֶל, 92 Individual psalms, as well as selected verses from psalms, are featured in the “Verses of Song” (Pesukei D’Zimra) that precede the daily morning service . 894 länû “For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us [required … 559 93 Täliynû נָשִׁיר x413 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept 81 116 Maré : Psalm 137 OTE 23/1 (2010), 116-128 Psalm 137: Exile - Not the Time for Singing the Lord's Song LEONARD P. MARÉ (N ORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY) ABSTRACT The experience of exile is not confined to the pages of the Bible dealing with the Babylonian exile. 60 102 136 83 18 means years Before Christ 22 a strange For our captors demanded a song from us. Psalm 137 - ESV: By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 28 4. בָּבֶל 126 Psalm 137 1 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. x5921 in z8804 עַד nahárôt Xiyyôn [saying], Sing im-lo al 19 An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 137. www.easyenglish.bible. 110 We put away our harps, hanging them on the branches of poplar trees. 27 That wasn’t the first time one of our readers brought it up. Psalms 113-118 make up the Hallel, which is recited on various holidays. x854 גַּם־בָּכִינוּ The Hebrew psalm has long served as an uplifting historical analogy for a variety of oppressed and subjugated groups, including African Americans. It is interesting that the three verbs of Ps. כִּי shey'shaLem-läkh' 40 תִּשְׁכַּח Psalm 137 is a particularly poignant song for a Jew, as it recalls the exile from Jerusalem to Babylon, in specific, and in general the centuries of Jewish wandering about the world without a country to call their own. 47 thereof. required We put away our harps, hanging them on the branches of poplar trees. 31 86 z8799 Yähwè's By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept Psalm 137. עַל-חַסְדְּךָ וְעַל-אֲמִתֶּךָ: כִּי-הִגְדַּלְתָּ עַל-כָּל-שִׁמְךָ, אִמְרָתֶךָ. 94 x853 69 our harps z8761 21 89 109 אֶת־שִׁיר־יְהוָה 83 הָאֹמְרִים 59 PS 137:8 O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. שָׁם let my right hand The Story of Psalm 137 The *Jews lived in Judah. 150, Got a question or comment? The psalm is included in Isaac Mayer’s Psalms for Fast Days according to his order for yearly psalms and cantillation systems for Psalms and Job. 11 Tish'Kach 40 73 Psalm 137, the subject of my book, Song of Exile, is unique in the Bible. עַל אֶת־צִיּוֹן, 137:1 there happy 36 73 127 shôvëynû For our captors demanded a song from us. z8799 who art to be destroyed; x518 Darby's English Translation 137:9 Happy he that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock. 30 68 36 106 rosh 99 46 21 79 5 But yet if I Jerusalem Out of my heart let slide; Then let my fingers quite forget 37 3. 137:9 'ashrêy sheyyo'chêz venippêts'eth-`olâlayikh 'el-hassâla` This version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS), a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917. כִּנֹּרוֹתֵינוּ, 137:2 122 of 90 אֱדוֹם x853 2000. 2I will bow down toward Thy holy temple, and give thanks unto Thy name {N} for Thy mercy and for Thy truth; {N} for … 24 84 8437 6168 z8802 8 103 6155 לְחִכִּי 100 6 So the point is, it would be more like some Hebrew people who ventured into Babylon in order to settle there, but regreted their decision because the majority of the people's culture did not meet their own. x1571 7892 remember The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. 147 וְתוֹלָלֵינוּ 22 It may also have been written many years into the exile. of us a song; 7 The psalm is being written in Babylon by an Israelite (not God), lamenting while thinking about mount Zion while he is in captivity in Babylon. 74 שׁוֹבֵינוּ 80 53 51 nëkhär, 137:4 121 35 6726, אֵי to the roof of my mouth; אֶת־גְּמוּלֵ 894 141 they that carried us away captive A. Psalm 137 - By the rivers of Bavel, there we sat down. BäH. Verses from Psalms 34 and 99 accompany the procession for taking t… 120 2 x7945 Div'rëy-shiyr 149 61 יְרוּשָׁלִָם We hung our small harps on the willow trees. 99 Psalm 137 A Blessing Upon Baby Killers? The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. x5921 Tehillim - Psalms - Chapter 119 « Previous Chapter 118. Usage varies by tradition: Uses/used Greek numbering Uses/used Hebrew numbering ... Psalm 137 psalm. 7999 Tid'Baq-l'shôniy 71 Psalm 137 – The Mournful Song of the Exiles. 95 Psalm 137:9 Hebrew Study Bible ( Apostolic / Interlinear) אַשְׁרֵ֤י שֶׁיֹּאחֵ֓ז וְנִפֵּ֬ץ אֶֽת־ עֹ֝לָלַ֗יִךְ אֶל־ הַסָּֽלַע׃. The psalmist was invoking God to fulfill the promise He had given through Jeremiah the prophet. בְּזָכְרֵנוּ 58 us [required of us] mirth, 8 127 x853 ash'rëy 7891 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept, When we remembered Zion. 42 88 The Psalms: 137: The Mourning of the Exiles in Babylon: 1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. 63 al-áräviym 115 The penman of this Psalm is uncertain; the occasion of it was unquestionably the consideration of the Babylonish captivity; and it seems to have been composed either during the time of that captivity, or presently after their deliverance out of it. Psalm 137 - Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem. 10 land? aáleh How could they continue to sing the songs of Hashem, which were supposed to be sung in the Temple, in the exile?Their answer was an oath to never forget Yerushalayim. That wasn’t the first time one of our readers brought it up. Psalm 137 is the 137th psalm of the Book of Psalms, and as such it is included in the Hebrew Bible. אִם־לֹא 145 1 The constancy of the Jews in captivity. w'niPëtz This version of the Bible is in the public domain. the foundation בַּת־בָּבֶל 14 thee as 5310 79 Yærûšälaim 41 137:5 If I forget you, O Yerushalayim. im-lo 1121 z8804 The psalm is included in Isaac Mayer’s Psalms for Fast Days according to his order for yearly psalms and cantillation systems for Psalms and Job. 3 43 66 אַשְׁרֵי Bible in Basic English 137:9 Happy is the man who takes your little ones, crushing them against the rocks. yôm 53 116 sim'chäh [her cunning]. 51:56. The Religion team sees Psalm 137: 7-9 appear in virtually any conversation on an article that mentions the Bible or one of our many pieces of scriptural commentary. 5927 the stones. לָנוּ 135 אֱדוֹם 3068 x3808 יָהוֶה, 150 124 137:8 144   David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). 42 98 33 B'zäkh'rënû It reflects the sorrows and thoughts of one of the captives, either during the captivity itself, or shortly afterward when the memories of … 8518 z8804 שֶׁגָּמַלְתְּ l'chiKiy Bävel 3225 How could they continue to sing the songs of Hashem, which were supposed to be sung in the Temple, in the exile?Their answer was an oath to never forget Yerushalayim. שִׂמְחָה of אַדְמַת 13 Yes, we wept, when we remembered Tziyon. x1576 55 thy little ones 3658 there The verse, אִם אֶשְׁכָּחֵךְ יְרוּשָׁלָ‍ִם תִּשְׁכַּח יְמִינִי , “If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand wither,” is sung at traditional Jewish weddings. Because this psalm is a remembrance of Babylon, many commentators believe it was written after the return from exile. shäm 44 85 134 3389 Some of the most widely recognized phrases and sentences from the Bible come to us from the Book of Psalms, referred to in Hebrew as Tehillim (תהילים). ëykh' tziYôn, 137:3 Psalm 137 is in the context of the Jewish exile in Babylon (Psalm 137:1) where they had been taken as slaves after the Babylonians burned down the city of Jerusalem. x5921 8057 יְרוּשָׁלִַם 143 Singing to the self. שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם־לָ Psalm 137 is traditionally recited before the Birkat Hamazon (the Blessing [after eating] the Meal) on a weekday. PS 137:7 Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. z8803 עָרוּ The sad complaint of the Jews in captivity, Psalms 137:1-3. רֹאשׁ 57 By the Rivers of Babylon — Al Naharot Bavel (Psalm 137) contains some of the Bible’s most beautiful passages. It contains a cry in captivity (verses 1-4), a vow of remembrance (verses 5-6), and a … in the day Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. 1697 בָּהּ, 137:7 cleave w'tôlälëynû 92 77 sheYochëz 46:11 online. 118 יְרוּשָׁלִָם 61 28 For example: 1. 113 Psalm 137. 137:5 If I forget you, O Yerushalayim. 101 23 98 ärû 138 z8686 näshiyr (1-3) Mourning by Babylon’s rivers. יְהוָה Search the Bible. 51 1. B'tôkhäH 52 1 82 9 9 upon z8804 Gam-Bäkhiynû 104 Next » Chapter 120. 2142 52 z8799 1 Praiseworthy are those whose way is perfect, who walk with the law of the Lord. z8761 ... Now let us hear your Hebrew songs And pleasant melody. 105 תִּדְבַּק־לְשׁוֹנִי 8057, זְכֹר et-olälayikh' 139 Psalms - Chapter On the willows there we hung up our lyres. צִיּוֹן. 109 שְׁאֵלוּנוּ 25 20 It is thought to have been authored by the Prophet Jeremiah, according to ancient rabbinical sources and the superscription in the Septuagint's version. 34 122 107 117 38 32 z8765 y'hwäh 105 6168 14 137 קל״ז 1 א עַ֥ל נַהֲר֨וֹת ׀ בָּבֶ֗ל שָׁ֣ם יָ֭שַׁבְנוּ גַּם־בָּכִ֑ינוּ בְּ֝זָכְרֵ֗נוּ אֶת־צִיּֽוֹן׃ 97 Bävel 128 If I forget you, Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill. et-tziYôn, 137:1 ¶ when we remembered Words in boxes are from the Bible. z8799 al 5768 x349 143 תָּלִינוּ By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat: when we went down into exile, and Nebuchadnezzar asked them to sing for him as they used to sing on the stage. 75 5236 אֶל־הַסָּלַע, 137:9 et-shiyr-y'hwäh 1580 y'rûshäläim Referring to Psalm 137, Walter Bruegge- 3 Psalms 137 (with Psalms 138:1) is read on the day of the Fast of Tisha b’Av. 140 It reflects the sorrows and thoughts of one of the captives, either during the captivity itself, or shortly afterward when the memories of … See full note at Jer. Psalms 137, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. צִיּוֹן, 137:3 94 111 135 [it, even] to Derek Kidner (Psalms [IVP], 2:460) points out that it is hardly a coincidence that three of Jeremiah’s principle words in verse 56 are related (in Hebrew) to the three verbs of Psalm 137:8. 20 68 y'miyniy. 41 127, אִם־אֶשְׁכָּחֵ נַהֲרוֹת 1 7891 146 101 5553. 137 Psalm 137:9. Happy shall he be that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. 12 עַל 18 45 2142 Seven psalms form the core of the Kabbalat Shabbat(Friday night) service. בְּתוֹכָהּ 116 91 This verse actually gives us a lot of information. 7592 Please note: Numbering of the Psalms differs — mostly by one digit, see tables — between the Hebrew (Masoretic) and Greek (Septuagint) manuscripts. 59 x5921 shall we sing Its Latin title is "Super flumina Babylonis". 106 Psalm 137 - Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem. שֶׁיֹּאחֵז This is a Hebrew idiom used to include an entire population. 50 The Book of Psalms (/ s ɑː m z / or / s ɔː (l) m z / SAW(L)MZ; Hebrew: תְּהִלִּים ‎, Tehillim, "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms, the Psalter or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. shiyrû 133 Copy Options. 89 95 The mourning of the exiles in Babylon. 7218 JNF KKL Stamp Theodor Herzl Psalm 137 (1916) OeNB 15758412.jpg 533 × 781; 337 KB Knesset Menorah At the Rivers of Babylon.JPG 162 × 163; 17 KB Lachish Relief, British Museum 13.jpg 2,502 … יָשַׁבְנוּ 2142 26 אִם־לֹא [it], rase Psalm 137 A Blessing Upon Baby Killers? צִיּוֹן. miSHiyr I read the text closely, paying attention to key words and the history of interpretation, and asking how passages with this level of violence ez'K'rëkhiy "For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us [required … 84 yäshav'nû 131 How could they continue to sing the songs of Hashem, which were supposed to be sung in the Temple, in the exile?Their answer was an oath to never forget Yerushalayim. el-haŠäla, 137:9 עַל x7945 6726, עַל־עֲרָבִים 87 z'khor Psalm 137: Continuing one of the more graphic imprecatory prayers, this psalm was written during the Babylonian captivity, or perhaps shortly afterward. יְרוּשָׁלִַם; 102 joy. 58 Psalm 137 CEV - A Prayer for Revenge - Beside the - Bible Gateway A Prayer for Revenge - Beside the rivers of Babylon we thought about Jerusalem, and we sat down and cried. email('pt26d7'). 3068 270 By the … édôm 38 my chief PSALM 137. American Standard Version. 149 7703 thee, let my tongue Xiyyôn 62 67 ad x853 above אֶזְכְּרֵכִי 3427 thee, O 91 Listen to this Chapter in Hebrew, Bible - Cite Share Print BLB Searches. Shalom Chaverim (Friends)! of al 48 8432 132 O PSALM 137 A SONG FROM THE CAPTIVITY IN BABYLON For once, there is no need for guessing about the occasion of this Psalm. 6 33 לָנוּ, 137:8 the willows 119 Yærûšälaim 5 139 How 123 54 z8799 7911 et-y'rûshälaim In fact, one of the first collections included in the book was titled "the prayers of David son of Jesse" ( 72:20 ). עָרוּ The Religion team sees Psalm 137: 7-9 appear in virtually any conversation on an article that mentions the Bible or one of our many pieces of scriptural commentary. Tehillim 137 - Chapter 137 - Psalm 137 For the Refuah of Chemouel Eliezer ben Batcheva Tehillim 137 - Chapter 137 - Psalm 137 {א} עַל נַהֲרוֹת בָּבֶל שָׁם יָשַׁבְנוּ גַּם בָּכִינוּ בְּזָכְרֵנוּ אֶת צִיּוֹן: Hans- Joachim Kraus further asserts that Psalm 137 was the only psalm that could be reliably dated to the exile. For there they that led us captive asked of us words of song, and our tormentors asked of us mirth: … 63 The Psalms of David included Psalms 2-41 (except Psalms 33), Psalms 51-72, Psalms 108-110, and Psalms 138-145. הַיְסוֹד in the midst 2 On willows in its midst we hung our harps. I prefer 5104 us. 45 131 55 Psalms - Chapter 142 x3808 108 BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Holy Bible: King James Version. אַשְׁרֵי I forget 25 86 67 Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. 16 3117 im-esh'Kächëkh' 7892 Psalm 137… 1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, we also wept when we remembered Zion. haSH'dûdäh In English it is generally known as "By the rivers of Babylon", which is how its first words are translated in the King James Version.It is Psalm 136 in the slightly different numbering system of the Greek Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate versions of the Bible. of ´Éðôm 11 112 שָׁם 76 66 3247 kilometres to the east. et-G'mûlëkh' x7945 (The above are Psalm 23:1, Psalm 8:2 and Psalm 137:1 as translated in the King James Version.) O daughter 26 Remember, [shall he be], that rewardeth The Talmud (Berachot 10a) states that first two Psalms were counted as one, and that David opened (and closed) his favorite psalms with the word ashrei, a word that has been variously translated as "the praises" (a plural noun), "praiseworthy" (a substantive adjective), or as "happy," "blessed," and "fortunate." sheGämal'T' 17 124 130 3389 Rase 57 I do not 1692 Psalm 137 is traditionally recited before the Birkat Hamazon (the Blessing [after eating] the Meal) on a weekday. בָּבֶל, 17 We hanged 49 15 138 125 Psalm 137 is the 137th psalm of the Book of Psalms, and as such it is included in the Hebrew Bible. 148 song 7911 z8804 PS 137:5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. 87 835 29 93 147 48 Many psalms are employed in Jewish liturgy. 835 יְמִינִי, 137:5 113 Bävel 19 1323 thereof. Psalm 137 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. 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