Psalm 122:6
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New Living Translation
Pray for peace in Jerusalem. May all who love this city prosper.

King James Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

World English Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Those who love you will prosper.

Young's Literal Translation
Ask ye the peace of Jerusalem, At rest are those loving thee.

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Beginning at Jerusalem
The whole verse runs thus: "And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem." The words were spoken by Christ, after he rose from the dead, and they are here rehearsed after an historical manner, but do contain in them a formal commission, with a special clause therein. The commission is, as you see, for the preaching of the gospel, and is very distinctly inserted in the holy record by Matthew and Mark. "Go teach all nations,"
John Bunyan—Jerusalem Sinner Saved

There is a Blessedness in Reversion
Blessed are the poor in spirit. Matthew 5:3 Having done with the occasion, I come now to the sermon itself. Blessed are the poor in spirit'. Christ does not begin his Sermon on the Mount as the Law was delivered on the mount, with commands and threatenings, the trumpet sounding, the fire flaming, the earth quaking, and the hearts of the Israelites too for fear; but our Saviour (whose lips dropped as the honeycomb') begins with promises and blessings. So sweet and ravishing was the doctrine of this
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 29:11
The LORD gives his people strength. The LORD blesses them with peace.

Psalm 102:14
For your people love every stone in her walls and cherish even the dust in her streets.

Psalm 118:25
Please, LORD, please save us. Please, LORD, please give us success.

Isaiah 66:10
"Rejoice with Jerusalem! Be glad with her, all you who love her and all you who mourn for her.

Jeremiah 29:7
And work for the peace and prosperity of the city where I sent you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, for its welfare will determine your welfare."

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