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My Help Comes from the Lord
A Song of (A)Ascents.
Let Us Go to the House of the Lord
A Song of (O)Ascents. Of David.
122 I was glad when they said to me,
(P)“Let us go to the house of the Lord!”
2 Our feet have been standing
within your gates, O Jerusalem!
3 Jerusalem—(Q)built as a city
that is (R)bound firmly together,
4 to which the tribes (S)go up,
the tribes of the Lord,
as was (T)decreed for[a] Israel,
to give thanks to the name of the Lord.
5 There (U)thrones for judgment were set,
the thrones of the house of David.
6 (V)Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!
“May they be secure who love you!
7 Peace be within your (W)walls
and security within your (X)towers!”
8 For my brothers and companions' sake
I will say, (Y)“Peace be within you!”
9 For the sake of the house of the Lord our God,
I will (Z)seek your good.
- Psalm 122:4 Or as a testimony for