125:1 A Song of Ascents. They that trust in the Lord are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abideth for ever.

125:2 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people, from this time forth and for ever.

125:3 For the rod of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; that the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.

125:4 Do good, O the Lord, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

125:5 But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the Lord will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.



Hebrew Transliteration

125:1 shiyr hamma`aloth habbothechiym bayhvh kehar-tsiyyonlo'-yimmoth le`olâm yêshêbh

125:2 yerushâlaim hâriym sâbhiybh lâh vayhvhsâbhiybh le`ammo mê`attâh ve`adh-`olâm

125:3 kiy lo' yânuach shêbhethhâresha` `al goral hatsaddiyqiym lema`an lo'-yishlechu hatsaddiyqiymbe`avlâthâh yedhêyhem

125:4 hêythiybhâh Adonay lathobhiym veliyshâriymbelibbothâm

125:5 vehammathiym `aqalqallothâm yoliykhêm Adonay'eth-po`alêy hâ'âven shâlom `al-yisrâ'êl


This version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.

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