126:1 A Song of Ascents. When the Lord brought back those that returned to Zion, we were like unto them that dream.

126:2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing; then said they among the nations: 'The the Lord hath done great things with these.'

126:3 the Lord hath done great things with us; we are rejoiced.

126:4 Turn our captivity, O the Lord, as the streams in the dry land.

126:5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

126:6 Though he goeth on his way weeping that beareth the measure of seed, he shall come home with joy, bearing his sheaves.



Hebrew Transliteration

126:1 shiyr hamma`aloth beshubh Adonay 'eth-shiybhath tsiyyonhâyiynu kecholemiym

126:2 'âz yimmâlê' sechoq piynu uleshonênu rinnâh'âz yo'mru bhaggoyim highdiyl Adonay la`asoth `im-'êlleh

126:3 highdiyl Adonay la`asoth `immânu hâyiynu semêchiym

126:4 shubhâhAdonay 'eth-shebhuthênu [shebhiythênu] ka'aphiyqiym banneghebh

126:5 hazzore`iym bedhim`âh berinnâh yiqtsoru

126:6 hâlokh yêlêkh ubhâkhohnosê' meshekh-hazzâra` bo'-yâbho' bherinnâh nosê' 'alummothâyv


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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