Psalms Chapter 137

Psalms 137:1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down and cried when we remembered Zion.

Psalms 137:2 We hung our harps nearby, there on the willow trees.

Psalms 137: There in Babylon, those who captured us told us to sing.  Our enemies told us to entertain them.  They said, Sing us one of your songs about Zion.

Psalms 137:4 But we could not sing the song of the Lord in a strange land.

Psalms 137:5 Jerusalem, if I forget you, then my right hand must forget how to play the harp.

Psalms 137:6 If I don’t think about Jerusalen, then my tongue must stick to the top of my mouth.  Jerusalem must always be the city that I love the most.

Psalms 137:7 Lord, remember what the Edomite people did when they destroyed Jerusalem. The Edomite people said: Break down the walls. Destroy them down to the foundations.

Psalms 137:8 Babylon, you will be destroyed!  Bless the one who pays you back for what you did to us.

Psalms 137:9 Your enemies will kill your babies against the rocks.