Psalm 122:6
New International Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure.

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

English Standard Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! “May they be secure who love you!

Berean Study Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you prosper.

New American Standard Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you.

New King James Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you.

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

Christian Standard Bible
Pray for the well-being of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure;

Contemporary English Version
Jerusalem, we pray that you will have peace, and that all will go well for those who love you.

Good News Translation
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you prosper.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:" May those who love you prosper;

International Standard Version
Pray for peace for Jerusalem: "May those who love you be at peace!

NET Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May those who love her prosper!

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Invoke the peace of Jerusalem; your friends shall be prosperous.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you prosper.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; May they prosper that love thee.

New American Standard 1977
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; those that love thee shall be brought into rest.

King James 2000 Bible
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you.

American King James Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you.

American Standard Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: They shall prosper that love thee.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Pray now for the peace of Jerusalem: and let there be prosperity to them that love thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Pray ye for the things that are for the peace of Jerusalem: and abundance for them that love thee.

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

English Revised Version
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Webster's 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.
Study Bible
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem
5For there the thrones of judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David. 6Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you prosper. 7May there be peace within your walls, and prosperity inside your fortresses.”…
Cross References
Psalm 29:11
The LORD gives His people strength; the LORD blesses His people with peace.

Psalm 102:14
For Your servants delight in her stones and take pity on her dust.

Psalm 118:25
O LORD, save us, we pray. We beseech You, O LORD, cause us to prosper!

Isaiah 66:10
Be glad for Jerusalem and rejoice over her, all who love her. Rejoice greatly with her, all who mourn over her,

Jeremiah 29:7
Seek the prosperity of the city to which I have sent you as exiles. Pray to the LORD on its behalf, for if it prospers, you too will prosper.'

Treasury of Scripture

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you.

pray

Psalm 51:18
Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 137:6,7
If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy…

Jeremiah 51:50
Ye that have escaped the sword, go away, stand not still: remember the LORD afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

they shall

Genesis 12:3
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Numbers 24:9
He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall stir him up? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.

1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.







Lexicon
Pray
שַׁ֭אֲלוּ (’ă·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7592: To inquire, to request, to demand

for the peace
שְׁל֣וֹם (šə·lō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

of Jerusalem:
יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

“May those who love you
אֹהֲבָֽיִךְ׃ (’ō·hă·ḇā·yiḵ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 157: To have affection f

prosper.
יִ֝שְׁלָ֗יוּ (yiš·lā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7951: To be tranquil, secure, successful
(6, 7) It is impossible in English to reproduce the effect of the original in these references to the usual greetings of the East, since at the same time they contain alliterations and a play on the name of Jerusalem. There is first the challenge to the body of pilgrims to give the customary salutation, and then it is taken up in a threefold wish, varied each time. Then follows the reason of this unanimous and hearty prayer: "Ask for the peace of the city of peace; prosperity be to thy lovers, peace within thy walls, prosperity in thy palaces."

Verse 6. - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Let all true Israelites "pray for the peace of Jerusalem," i.e. for her tranquility and for her prosperity. They shall prosper that love thee. A covert threat, as well as a promise. "Such as love Jerusalem, and pray for her peace, shall prosper; such as do not love her shall lack prosperity." 122:6-9 Those who can do nothing else for the peace of Jerusalem, may pray for it. Let us consider all who seek the glory of the Redeemer, as our brethren and fellow-travellers, without regarding differences which do not affect our eternal welfare. Blessed Spirit of peace and love, who didst dwell in the soul of the holy Jesus, descend into his church, and fill those who compose it with his heavenly tempers; cause bitter contentions to cease, and make us to be of one mind. Love of the brethren and love to God, ought to stir us up to seek to be like the Lord Jesus in fervent prayer and unwearied labour, for the salvation of men, and the Divine glory.
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