Psalm 132:1 {131:1}
Good News Translation
LORD, do not forget David and all the hardships he endured.

New Revised Standard Version
O LORD, remember in David’s favor all the hardships he endured;

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, don't forget David and how he suffered.

New American Bible
A song of ascents. Remember, O LORD, for David all his hardships;

Douay-Rheims Bible
A gradual canticle. O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A gradual canticle. O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness.


2962 B.C.

1042. A Song of Degrees. Some attribute this Psalm to Solomon; and others refer it to the building of the second temple; but it seems more probable that it was sung at the solemn induction of the ark into the tabernacle of Mount Zion, expressing the holy joy and triumph of that event.

Psalm 120:1 In my trouble I cried to the Lord: and he heard me.

Psalm 121:1 I have lifted up my eyes to the mountains, from whence help shall come to me.

Psalm 122:1 A gradual canticle. I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: We shall go into the house of the Lord.

Psalm 123:1 To thee have I lifted up my eyes, who dwellest in heaven.

Psalm 124:1 A gradual canticle. If it had not been that the Lord was with us, let Israel now say:

Psalm 125:1 A gradual canticle. They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Sion: he shall not be moved for ever that dwelleth

Psalm 126:1 A gradual canticle. When the Lord brought back the captivity of Sion, we became like men comforted.

Psalm 127:1 A gradual canticle of Solomon. Unless the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it. Unless the Lord keep the city, he watcheth in vain that keepeth it.

Psalm 128:1 A gradual canticle. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways.

Psalm 129:1 A gradual canticle. Often have they fought against me from my youth, let Israel now say.

Psalm 130:1 A gradual canticle. Out of the depths I have cried to thee, O Lord:

Psalm 131:1 A gradual canticle of David. Lord, my heart is not exalted: nor are my eyes lofty. Neither have I walked in great matters, nor in wonderful things above me.


Psalm 25:6,7 Remember, O Lord, thy bowels of compassion; and thy mercies that are from the beginning of the world. . . .

Genesis 8:1 And God remembered Noe, and all the living creatures, and all the cattle which were with him in the ark, and brought a wind upon the earth, and the waters were abated:

Exodus 2:24 And he heard their groaning, and remembered the covenant which he made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Lamentations 3:19 Zain. Remember my poverty, and transgression, the wormwood and the gall.

Lamentations 5:1 Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach.

all his afflictions

1 Samuel 18:1 And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, the son of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 19:1 And Saul spoke to Jonathan, his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, the son of Saul, loved David exceedingly.

1 Samuel 20:1 But David fled from Najoth, which is in Ramatha, and came and said to Jonathan: What have I done? what is my iniquity, and what is my sin against thy father, that he seeketh my life?

1 Samuel 21:1 And David came to Nobe, to Achimelech, the priest and Achimelech was astonished at David's coming. And he said to him: Why art thou alone, and no man with thee?

1 Samuel 22:1 David therefore went from thence, and fled to the cave of Odollam. And when his brethren, and all his father's house, had heard of it, they went down to him thither.

1 Samuel 23:1 And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns.

1 Samuel 24:1 And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi.

1 Samuel 25:1 And Samuel died, and all Israel was gathered together, and they mourned for him, and buried him in his house in Ramatha. And David rose, and went down into the wilderness of Pharan.

1 Samuel 26:1 And the men of Ziph came to Saul in Gabaa, saying: Behold David is hid in the hill of Hachila, which is over against the wilderness.

1 Samuel 27:1 And David said in his heart: I shall one day or other fall into the hands of Saul: is it not better for me to flee, and to be saved in the land of the Philistines, that Saul may despair of me, and cease to seek me in all the coasts of Israel? I will flee then out of his hands.

1 Samuel 28:1 And it came to pass in those days, that the Philistines gathered together their armies, to be prepared for war against Israel: And Achis said to David: Know thou now assuredly, that thou shalt go out with me to the war, thou, and thy men.

1 Samuel 29:1 Now all the troops of the Philistines were gathered together to Aphec: and Israel also encamped by the fountain, which is in Jezrahel.

1 Samuel 30:1 Now when David and his men were come to Siceleg on the third day, the Amalecites had made an invasion on the south side upon Siceleg, and had smitten Siceleg, and burnt it with fire,

2 Samuel 15:1 Now after these things Absalom made himself chariots, and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

2 Samuel 16:1 And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold Siba the servant of Miphiboseth came to meet him with two asses, laden with two hundred loaves of bread, and a hundred bunches of raisins, a hundred cakes of figs, and a vessel of wine.

2 Samuel 17:1 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

2 Samuel 18:1 And David, having reviewed his people, appointed over them captains of thousands and of hundreds,

2 Samuel 19:1 And it was told Joab, that the king wept and mourned for his son:

2 Samuel 20:1 And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Seba, the son of Bochri, a man of Jemini: and he sounded the trumpet, and said: We have no part in David, nor inheritance in the son of Isai: return to thy dwellings, O Israel.

Remember David's Affliction
1A gradual canticle. O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness.2How he swore to the Lord, he vowed a vow to the God of Jacob:…
Cross References
Acts 7:46
Who found grace before God and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

Genesis 49:24
His bow rested upon the strong, and the bands of his arms and his hands were loosed, by the hands of the mighty one of Jacob: thence he came forth a pastor, the stone of Israel.

2 Samuel 16:12
Perhaps the Lord may look upon my affliction, and the Lord may render me good for the cursing of this day.

Psalm 131:3
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