A song ·for going up to worship [of ascents; C perhaps sung while traveling to Jerusalem to celebrate an annual religious festival like Passover].
129 ·They have treated me badly all my life [L Many are my foes from my youth]. (Let Israel ·repeat this [L say].) 2 ·They have treated me badly all my life [L Many are my foes from my youth], but they have not ·defeated [overcome; prevailed over] me. 3 ·Like farmers plowing, they plowed over my back [L The plowers plowed my back], making ·long wounds [L their furrows long]. 4 But the Lord does what is right; he has ·set me free from those [L cut the cords of] wicked people.
5 Let those who hate ·Jerusalem [L Zion; C the location of the Temple] be ·turned back in shame [L humiliated and turn back]. 6 Let them be like the grass on the roof that dries up before it has grown. 7 There is not enough of it ·to [L for the harvester to] fill a hand or ·to make into a bundle [those who bind sheaves] to fill one’s arms. 8 Let those who pass by them not say, “May the Lord bless you. We bless you by the ·power [L name] of the Lord.”
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