Psalm 122:7
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New Living Translation
O Jerusalem, may there be peace within your walls and prosperity in your palaces.

King James Bible
Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

Darby Bible Translation
Peace be within thy bulwarks, prosperity within thy palaces.

World English Bible
Peace be within your walls, and prosperity within your palaces.

Young's Literal Translation
Peace is in thy bulwark, rest in thy high places,

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Psalm 122:7 Parallel Commentaries
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

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
Matthew 10:12
When you enter the home, give it your blessing.

1 Samuel 25:6
"Peace and prosperity to you, your family, and everything you own!

Psalm 48:3
God himself is in Jerusalem's towers, revealing himself as its defender.

Psalm 48:13
Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future generations.

Psalm 51:18
Look with favor on Zion and help her; rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

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

Isaiah 62:6
O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen on your walls; they will pray day and night, continually. Take no rest, all you who pray to the LORD.

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