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.