Psalm 129 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Against Israel’s Enemies
1 A song of ascents.
Viciously have they attacked me from my youth,
let Israel say now.
2 Viciously have they attacked me from my youth,
yet they have not prevailed against me.
3 Upon my back the plowers plowed,
as they traced their long furrows.
4 But the just Lord cut me free
from the ropes of the wicked.
5 May they recoil in disgrace,
all who hate Zion.
6 May they be like grass on the rooftops
withered in early growth,
7 Never to fill the reaper’s hands,
nor the arms of the binders of sheaves,
8 And with none passing by to call out:
“The blessing of the Lord be upon you!
We bless you in the name of the Lord!”
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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Psalm 129 New International Version (NIV)
A song of ascents.
1 “They have greatly oppressed me from my youth,”
let Israel say;
2 “they have greatly oppressed me from my youth,
but they have not gained the victory over me.
3 Plowmen have plowed my back
and made their furrows long.
4 But the Lord is righteous;
he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.”
5 May all who hate Zion
be turned back in shame.
6 May they be like grass on the roof,
which withers before it can grow;
7 a reaper cannot fill his hands with it,
nor one who gathers fill his arms.
8 May those who pass by not say to them,
“The blessing of the Lord be on you;
we bless you in the name of the Lord.”
New International Version (NIV)
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