Psalm 121English Standard Version (ESV)
My Help Comes from the Lord
A Song of Ascents.
121 I lift up my eyes to the hills.
3 He will not let your foot be moved;
5 The Lord is your keeper;
7 The Lord will keep you from all evil;
Psalm 121The Voice (VOICE)
A song for those journeying to worship.
1 I look up at the vast size of the mountains—
3 He holds you firmly in place;
5 The Eternal keeps you safe,
7 The Eternal will keep you safe
Psalm 122English Standard Version (ESV)
Let Us Go to the House of the Lord
A Song of Ascents. Of David.
122 I was glad when they said to me,
3 Jerusalem—built as a city
6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!
Psalm 122The Voice (VOICE)
A song [of David][a] for those journeying to worship.
This is a Davidic psalm celebrating the grandeur and significance of Jerusalem and its temple. It is ironic that Jerusalem means “city of peace” since more battles have been fought over it than over any other city.
1 I was so happy when my fellow pilgrims said,
3 Jerusalem! What a magnificent city!
6 Ask heaven to grant peace to Jerusalem: