Psalms 129:1 ←
Many times they have afflicted me from my youth up. Let Israel now say:
Psalms 129:2 ←
many times they have afflicted me from my youth up, yet they have not prevailed against me.
Psalms 129:3 ←
The plowers plowed on my back. They made their furrows long.
Psalms 129:4 ←
Yahweh is righteous. He has cut apart the cords of the wicked.
Psalms 129:5 ←
Let them be disappointed and turned backward, all those who hate Zion.
Psalms 129:6 ←
Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which withers before it grows up,
Psalms 129:7 ←
with which the reaper doesn’t fill his hand, nor he who binds sheaves, his bosom.
Psalms 129:8 ←
Neither do those who go by say, “The blessing of Yahweh be on you. We bless you in Yahweh’s name.”