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Psalms 137:1-2

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Psalm 137 1 

137:1 By the rivers of Babylon

we sit down and weep 2 

when we remember Zion.

137:2 On the poplars in her midst

we hang our harps,

1 sn Psalm 137. The Babylonian exiles lament their condition, vow to remain loyal to Jerusalem, and appeal to God for revenge on their enemies.

2 tn Heb “there we sit down, also we weep.”



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