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Psalm 126

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The church, celebrating her incredible return out of captivity,

A Song of Ascents.

126:1 When Yahweh brought back those who returned to Zion,
we were like those who dream.

126:2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter,
and our tongue with singing.
Then they said among the nations,
Yahweh has done great things for them.

126:3 Yahweh has done great things for us,
and we are glad.

prays for, and prophesies the good success thereof.

126:4 Restore our fortunes again, Yahweh,
like the streams in the Negev.

126:5 Those who sow in tears will reap in joy.

126:6 He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing,
will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves.

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