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Jehovah’s Witnesses


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Psalm 127:1-5

(Song of the goings up; of Solomon’s.) 127  If Jehovah is not building a house its builders have taken useless trouble on it; If Jehovah is not guarding a city a guardsman has been uselessly vigilant. 2**  It is useless for you when you get up early, do not sit down till late, Keep busy while you eat; he gives his loved ones the same in sleep. 3  Sons, now, are Jehovah’s allotting; the fruit of a wife’s body is a reward. 4  Like arrows in a champion’s hand, such are the sons of youthful years; 5  Happy the man who has filled his quiver with them. They will not come to grief when they speak with enemies in the gate.