A Song of Ascents. Of David.
1I was glad when they said to me,
“Let us go into the house of the Lord.”
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 Our feet shall stand
within your gates, O Jerusalem.
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 Jerusalem is built as a city
that is designed for a multitude,
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 where the tribes go up,
the tribes of the Lord,
as a decree of Israel,
to give thanks unto the name of the Lord.
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 There are set thrones of judgment,
the thrones of the house of David.
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
“May they prosper who love you!
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 Peace be within your walls
and security within your towers!”
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 For my brothers and companions’ sake,
I will now say, “Peace be within you.”
9#Ps 38:6; 18:2 Because of the house of the Lord our God,
I will seek your good.