Psalm 126

Psalm 126  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 4
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A Song of degrees.
When Jehovah turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the
heathen, Jehovah hath done great things for them.
Jehovah hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
Turn again our captivity, O Jehovah, as the streams in the south.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
126:1, 2 Zion's captivity turned—we joyed, the goïm owned it; 3 our owning of it; 4 prayer; 5, 6 sorrow owned as his way to bless.