By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we
By the waters of Babylon|
Hermogenes Calderon, 1852)
We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and
they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs
How shall we sing the LORD's song in a strange land?||
|137:5If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
"If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth."
|137:6 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.
Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said,
Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof.||
O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that
rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.||
(137:9) "Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones."|
What the Bible says about children and
Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.