Psalm 126
Contemporary English Version

(A song for worship.)

Celebrating the Harvest

1It seemed like a dream

when the Lord brought us back

to the city of Zion.+

2We celebrated with laughter

and joyful songs.

In foreign nations it was said,

“The Lord has worked miracles

for his people.”

3And so we celebrated

because the Lord had indeed

worked miracles for us.

4Our Lord, we ask you to bless

our people again,

and let us be like streams

in the Southern Desert.

5We cried as we went out

to plant our seeds.

Now let us celebrate

as we bring in the crops.

6We cried on the way

to plant our seeds,

but we will celebrate and shout

as we bring in the crops.


126.1 brought … Zion: Or “made the city of Zion prosperous again.”

Contemporary English Version, Second Edition (CEV®)

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