Psalm 126:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
A Song of Ascents. When the LORDיְ֭הוָה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
brought backבְּשׁ֣וּב
(be·shuv)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
the captive 
 
7622: captivity, captivesfrom shabah
ones of Zion,צִיֹּ֑ון
(tzi·yo·vn;)
6726: a mountain in Jer., also a name for Jer.from the same as tsiyyah
We were like those who dream.כְּחֹלְמִֽים׃
(ke·cho·le·mim.)
2492b: to dreama prim. root







KJV Lexicon
A Song
shiyr  (sheer)
a song; abstractly, singing -- musical(-ick), sing(-er, -ing), song.
of degrees
ma`alah  (mah-al-aw')
elevation, i.e. the act; specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms) -- things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.
When the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
turned again
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
the captivity
shiybah  (shee-baw')
a return (of property) -- captivity.
of Zion
Tsiyown  (tsee-yone')
Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem -- Zion.
we were like them that dream
chalam  (khaw-lam')
to bind firmly, i.e. (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump; also (through the figurative sense of dumbness) to dream
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Song of Ascents. When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.

King James Bible
<> When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A song of ascents. When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream.

International Standard Version
When the LORD brought back Zion's exiles, we were like dreamers.

NET Bible
A song of ascents. When the LORD restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
When Lord Jehovah reverses the captivity of Zion, we will be like those who rejoice!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A song for going up to worship.] When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, it was as if we were dreaming.

King James 2000 Bible
When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
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