Psalms 129

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.”

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