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A Song of the Ascents. 132 Remember, O Jehovah, concerning David+ All his humiliations;+ 2 How he swore to Jehovah,+ How he vowed to the Powerful One+ of Jacob:+ 3 “I will not go into the tent of my house.+ I will not go up on the divan of my grand lounge,+ 4 I will not give sleep to my eyes,+ Nor slumber to my own beaming eyes,+ 5 Until I find a place for Jehovah,+ A grand tabernacle* for the Powerful One of Jacob.”+ 6 Look! We have heard it in Ephʹra·thah,+ We have found it in the fields of the forest.+ 7 Let us come into his grand tabernacle;+ Let us bow down at his footstool.+ 8 Do arise, O Jehovah, to your resting-place,+ You and the ark+ of your strength.+ 9 Let your priests themselves be clothed with righteousness,+ And let your own loyal ones cry out joyfully.+ 10 On account of David your servant,+ Do not turn back the face of your anointed one.*+ 11 Jehovah has sworn to David,+ Truly he will not draw back from it:*+ “Of the fruitage of your belly+ I shall set on your throne.+ 12 If your sons will keep my covenant+ And my reminders that I shall teach them,+ Their sons also forever+ Will sit upon your throne.”+ 13 For Jehovah has chosen Zion;+ He has longed for it* as a dwelling for himself:+ 14 “This is my resting-place forever;+ Here I shall dwell, for I have longed for it.+ 15 Its* provisions I shall bless without fail.+ Its poor ones I shall satisfy with bread.*+ 16 And its priests I shall clothe with salvation;+ And its loyal ones will without fail cry out joyfully. 17 There I shall cause the horn of David to grow.+ I have set in order a lamp for my anointed one.*+ 18 His enemies I shall clothe with shame;+ But upon him his diadem+ will flourish.”*+
^ Or, “grand residence.” Lit., “tabernacles,” but pl. to denote excellence.
^ “Your anointed one.” Heb., meshi·cheʹkha; Gr., khri·stouʹ; Syr., meshi·chakh; Lat., chriʹsti.
^ Or, “a truth from which he will not draw back.”
^ Or, “her,” fem., referring to “Zion.”
^ See vs 13 ftn.
^ Or, “food.”
^ “For my anointed one.” Heb., lim·shi·chiʹ; Gr., khri·stoiʹ; Syr., lam·shi·cheh; Lat., chriʹsto.
^ Or, “put forth blossoms.”