Psalm 126

A song of ascents.

When the Lord restored(A) the fortunes of[a] Zion,
    we were like those who dreamed.[b]
Our mouths were filled with laughter,(B)
    our tongues with songs of joy.(C)
Then it was said among the nations,
    “The Lord has done great things(D) for them.”

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 126:1 Or Lord brought back the captives to
  2. Psalm 126:1 Or those restored to health
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I will build you up again,
    and you, Virgin(A) Israel, will be rebuilt.(B)
Again you will take up your timbrels(C)
    and go out to dance(D) with the joyful.(E)

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