Psalm 132
Brenton's Septuagint Translation Par ▾ 

The LORD Has Chosen Zion

1(131:1) A Song of Degrees. Lord, remember David, and all his meekness:

2(131:2) how he sware to the Lord, and vowed to the God of Jacob, saying,

3(131:3) I will not go into the tabernacle of my house; I will not go up to the couch of my bed;

4(131:4) I will not give sleep to mine eyes, nor slumber to mine eyelids, nor rest to my temples,

5(131:5) until I find a place for the Lord, a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

6(131:6) Behold, we heard of it in Ephratha; we found it in the fields of the wood.

7(131:7) Let us enter into his tabernacles: let us worship at the place where his feet stood.

8(131:8) Arise, O Lord, into thy rest; thou, and the ark of thine holiness.

9(131:9) Thy priests shall clothe themselves with righteousness; and thy saints shall exult.

10(131:10) For the sake of thy servant David turn not away the face of thine anointed.

11(131:11) The Lord sware in truth to David, and he will not annul it, saying, Of the fruit of thy body will I set a king upon thy throne.

12(131:12) If thy children will deep my covenant, and these my testimonies which I shall teach them, their children also shall sit upon thy throne for ever.

13(131:13) For the Lord has elected Sion, he has chosen her for a habitation for himself, saying,

14(131:14) This is my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have chosen it.

15(131:15) I will surely bless her provision: I will satisfy her poor with bread.

16(131:16) I will clothe her priests with salvation; and her saints shall greatly exult.

17(131:17) There will I cause to spring up a horn to David: I have prepared a lamp for mine anointed.

18(131:18) His enemies will I clothe with a shame; but upon himself shall my holiness flourish.

The English translation of The Septuagint by Sir Lancelot Charles Lee Brenton (1851)

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