129:1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say:


129:2 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.


129:3 The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.


129:4 The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.


129:5 Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.


129:6 Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up:


129:7 Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom.


129:8 Neither do they which go by say, The blessing of the LORD be upon you: we bless you in the name of the LORD.



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