Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem.
A Song of Ascents, of David.
1I was glad when they said to me,
"Let us go to the house of the Lord."
2Our feet are standing
Within your gates, O Jerusalem,
3Jerusalem, that is built
As a city that is compact together;
4To which the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord-
An ordinance for Israel-
To give thanks to the name of the Lord.
5For there thrones were set for judgment,
The thrones of the house of David.
6Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
"May they prosper who love you.
7"May peace be within your walls,
And prosperity within your palaces."
8For the sake of my brothers and my friends,
I will now say, "May peace be within you."
9For the sake of the house of the Lord our God,
I will seek your good.