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Protection of the Oppressed
A song of ascents.
1Since my youth they have often attacked me —
let Israel say —
2Since my youth they have often attacked me,
but they have not prevailed against me. #Jr 1:19|NoBook| 20:11
3Plowmen plowed over my back;
they made their furrows long. #Mc 3:12
4The Lord is righteous;
He has cut the ropes of the wicked. #Ps 2:3
5Let all who hate Zion
be driven back in disgrace. #Ps 35:4|NoBook| 70:3|NoBook| 71:13
6Let them be like grass on the rooftops,
which withers before it grows up # Or it can be pulled out #2Kg 19:26Is 37:27
7and can’t even fill the hands of the reaper
or the arms of the one who binds sheaves. #Ps 79:12
8Then none who pass by will say,
“May the Lord’s blessing be on you.”
We bless you in the name of Yahweh. #Ru 2:4Ps 118:26
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