Psalms 137:1

NET ©

By the rivers of Babylon we sit down and weep when we remember Zion.

NIV ©

By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.

NASB ©

By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.

NLT ©

Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem.

MSG ©

Alongside Babylon's rivers we sat on the banks; we cried and cried, remembering the good old days in Zion.

BBE ©

By the rivers of Babylon we were seated, weeping at the memory of Zion,

NRSV ©

By the rivers of Babylon—there we sat down and there we wept when we remembered Zion.

NKJV ©

By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept When we remembered Zion.

KJV
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NET © [draft] ITL
By the rivers
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of Babylon
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we sit
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down and weep
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when we remember
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Zion
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NET © Notes

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

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