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" For they that led us away captive, required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land? "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1513
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 2693 pages
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A Field of Stars

Frances Heiman - Fiction - 2002 - 416 pages
...that was called Sacred Poems. I said the Psalm out loud now but whispered it so he couldn't hear me... "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the willow trees we hung up our harps." I stopped when Jeffrey came in and put soap...
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찬송과예배

Presbyterian Publishing Corporation - Music - 2001 - 594 pages
...Hah Myuh Re -mem -her Zi-on, Zi - on; Woo Ree Deul Eun Wool Ut Neh we sat down and cried for home. 1 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered you, 0 Zion. 2 As for our harps, we hung them up on the trees in the midst of that land. 3 For those...
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Revealing the Sacred in Asian and Pacific America

Jane Naomi Iwamura, Paul R. Spickard - Religion - 2003 - 352 pages
...children from whom they were separated. ... I suddenly realized the emorional impact of the Hebrew Psalm: "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered tliee, O Zion!" They too must have prayed with theit windows open toward home. lo who daily faced such...
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Prayers to the God of My Life: Psalms for Morning and Evening

Lisa Belcher Hamilton - Religion - 2003 - 384 pages
...reigns over the nations; God sits upon his holy throne. How will you praise God today? Evening 137:1-4 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered you, O Zion. As for our harps, we hung them up on the trees in the midst of that land. For those who...
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The Psalms: A Commentary

Artur Weiser - Religion - 2000 - 841 pages
...gives the psalm its peculiar character and its religious profundity. 137. BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON 1 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. 2 On the willows there we hung up our harps,1 3 For there our captors required of us songs, and...
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The Pius War: Responses to the Critics of Pius XII

Joseph Bottum, David G. Dalin - History - 2004 - 282 pages
..."vigorously oppose" any attempt to hand them over to Germany. Borgongini-Duca "concluded by quoting the 137th Psalm — 'By the waters of Babylon, we sat down and wept when we remembered thee, O Zion' — and predicting 'God willing, you will return to the Promised Land one day'" (p. 198). On...
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Connect: A New Guide for Daily Prayer

Landon Whitsitt, Landon Whitsitt Landon Whitsitt & Aaron Frazita Aaron Frazita, Aaron Frazita - 2004 - 212 pages
...ever. 26 0 give thanks to the God of heaven: for his mercy endures for ever. One Hundred Thirty-seven 1 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered Zion. 2 As for our harps we hung them up: upon the trees that are in that land. 3 For there those who...
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The Five Wounds of Jesus

David Williams - Religion - 2004 - 80 pages
...psalmist's lament describing the captivity of the Israelites in Babylon (604-562 BC), he tells how: 'By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion'. They were mindful of the holy city of Jerusalem and God's house. (It was a psalm often sung...
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Praises, Prayers, and Curses: Conversations with the Psalms

Richard H. Schmidt - Bible - 2005 - 312 pages
...of Hosea's wife, is like the dew that goes quickly away, but God's love "endures forever." 137.1,4 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered you, O Zion. How shall we sing the LORD s song upon an alien soil? This is one of the few psalms that...
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Peripheral Centres, Central Peripheries: India and Its Diaspora(s)

Martina Ghosh-Schellhorn, Vera Alexander - History - 2006 - 294 pages
...popularised by Psalm 137, where lines which enshrine the trauma of enforced migration can be found: "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered thee, O Sion". In Jewish culture, the diaspora is held to date from 586 BC onwards, when Jerusalem was destroyed in...
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