Thematic Bible

Psalm 137:1 (show verse)

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. Yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Psalm 137:2 (show verse)

On the willows in its midst, we hung up our harps.

Psalm 137:3 (show verse)

For there, those who led us captive asked us for songs. Those who tormented us demanded songs of joy: "Sing us one of the songs of Zion."

Psalm 137:4 (show verse)

How can we sing the LORD's song in a foreign land?

Psalm 137:5 (show verse)

If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.

Psalm 137:6 (show verse)

Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you; if I do not prefer Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Psalm 137:7 (show verse)

Remember, LORD, against the children of Edom, the day of Jerusalem; who said, "Raze it. Raze it even to its foundation."

Psalm 137:8 (show verse)

Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, he will be blessed who rewards you, as you have served us.

Psalm 137:9 (show verse)

Blessed shall he be who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock.