34:5, 6; Lam. How Shall We Sing the Lord 's Song? Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 1 By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 6 Let my u tongue stick to the roof of my … 7 Remember, O Lord, against the (D)Edomites    (E)the day of Jerusalem,how they said, (F)“Lay it bare, lay it bare,    down to its foundations!”8 O daughter of Babylon, (G)doomed to be destroyed,    blessed shall he be who (H)repays you    with what you have done to us!9 Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones    and (I)dashes them against the rock! ( E) All the kings of the earth shall give you thanks, O Lord, for they have heard the words of your mouth, 5 and they shall sing of. How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song? 8 O daughter of Babylon, doomed to be destroyed, blessed shall he be who repays you. required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”. Psa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, doomed to be destroyed, blessed shall he be who repays you with what you have done to us! 25:12; 50:1-46; 51:1-64; See Isa. the day of Jerusalem, how they said, “Lay it bare, lay it bare, down to its foundations!”. 2 On the willows. 3 For there our captors. 4:21, 22; Ezek. ( F) Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! there. 137 1 By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. English Standard Version (ESV), Isa. - By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 8-14, Isa. 3:10. required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”. 25:12-14; Obad. 2 On the willows 1 there . Psalm 137:9 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones and dashes them against the rock! required of us songs, 2 On the willows 1 there. 2 On the willows[ a] there. That verse reads, “Happy is the one who seizes your infants / and dashes them against the rocks.”. 3:10. ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown), ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover, ESV Student Study Bible--soft leather-look, navy/slate with timeless design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Scripture Journal: 27-Volume Old Testament Boxed Set. required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” 4 s How shall we sing the L ord ’s song. 137 By the waters of Babylon,    there we sat down and wept,    when we remembered Zion.2 On the willows[a] there    we hung up our lyres.3 For there our captors    required of us songs,and our tormentors, mirth, saying,    “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”. The Jews in exile were then told to “sing us one of the songs of Zion!” (Psalm 137:1), adding further humiliation and frustration to a defeated people. 8-14, Isa. with what you have done to us! ESV Study Bible, Large Print, TruTone, Mahogany with Trellis Design, ESV Large Print Value Thinline Bible (TruTone, Ruby, Vine Design), ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather, Ephesians, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey, The Jesus Bible, ESV Edition--soft leather-look, multi-color/teal. 137 By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. Psalm 137:7-9 English Standard Version (ESV) 7 Remember, O Lord, against the Edomites. On the willows there we hung up our lyres. in a foreign land? 10:14; Nah. To “imprecate” means to “pray evil against,” and the imprecatory prayers in the Bible strike people today as strange or wrong. Psalm 137 - ESV: By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 8:12; Isa. 137 By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 3 For there our captors. 3 For there our captors . your name and your word. 13:16; Hos. [ a] 3 On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased. 10:14; Nah. English Standard Version (ESV) 21:9; 47:1-15; Jer. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Answer: Psalm 137:9 is found in one of the Imprecatory Psalms (or Precatory Psalms) that speak of violence against the enemies of God. # 137:2 Or poplars. we hung up our lyres. 49:7-22; Ezek. Psalm 137 English Standard Version << Psalm 136 | Psalm 137 | Psalm 138 >> The Mourning of the Exiles in Babylon. By the waters of Babylon,there we sat down and wept,when we remembered Zion. 5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, t let my right hand forget its skill! 25:12; 50:1-46; 51:1-64; See Isa. 3For there our captors. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. we hung up our lyres. 5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” 4 s How shall we sing the Lord ’s song . 3 For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” 4 How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land? 35:2; [Amos 1:11, 12]; See Jer. English Standard Version; Psalm 137 Psalm 137. 13:1-22, 2 Kgs. we hung up our lyres. English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, Isa. How Shall We Sing the LORD's Song? 3 For there our captors. in a foreign land? 4 (A)How shall we sing the Lord's song    in a foreign land?5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem,    (B)let my right hand forget its skill!6 Let my (C)tongue stick to the roof of my mouth,    if I do not remember you,if I do not set Jerusalem    above my highest joy! 2On the willows Or poplars there we hung up our lyres. 137 By the waters of Babylon,    there we sat down and wept,    when we remembered Zion.2 On the willows[a] there    we hung up our lyres.3 For there our captors    required of us songs,and our tormentors, mirth, saying,    “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!”. 25:12-14; Obad. 2 On the willows [1] there we hung up our lyres. 4 (A)How shall we sing the Lord's song    in a foreign land?5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem,    (B)let my right hand forget its skill!6 Let my (C)tongue stick to the roof of my mouth,    if I do not remember you,if I do not set Jerusalem    above my highest joy! 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