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{Psalms 137:3} For x3588 there x8033 they that carried us away captive 7617 z8802 required 7592 z8804 of us a song; 1697 7892 and they that wasted 8437 us [required of us] mirth, 8057 [saying], Sing 7891 z8798 us [one] of the songs 7892 x4480 of Zion. 6726
For there:
"Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt. ... Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, [and] with the contempt of the proud." {Psa 123:3-4} + "All that pass by clap [their] hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, [saying, Is] this the city that [men] call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth? ... All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed [her] up: certainly this [is] the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen [it]." {Lam 2:15-16}
a song:
Heb. the words of a song
wasted us:
Heb. laid us on heaps, "[[A Psalm of Asaph.]] O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps." {Psa 79:1} + "And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned?" {Neh 4:2} + "And I will make Jerusalem heaps, [and] a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant." {Jer 9:11} + "Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Zion shall be plowed [like] a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest." {Jer 26:18} + "Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed [as] a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest." {Mic 3:12} + "[As for] these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." {Lke 21:6}
the songs of Zion:
"That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation." {Psa 9:14} + "[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm [and] Song of David.]] Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed." {Psa 65:1} + "And David [was] clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also [had] upon him an ephod of linen." {1Ch 15:27} + "Then on that day David delivered first [this psalm] to thank the LORD into the hand of Asaph and his brethren." {1Ch 16:7} + "And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away." {Isa 35:10} + "Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy [shall be] upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; [and] sorrow and mourning shall flee away." {Isa 51:11} + "Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. ... Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow." {Jer 31:12-13} + "And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty [and] four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. ... And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred [and] forty [and] four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth." {Rev 14:1-3}

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