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" For they that led us away captive, required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land? "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1513
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 38

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1851
...patet quod celabatur ; En ! vox iras deprecatur, Solure, dulcis SPIRITUS ! BY THE WATERS OP BABYLON. ' BY the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, When we remembered thee, O Slou. As for our harps, we hanged them up Upon the trees that are therein. For they that led us away...
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The mountains of Scripture

Bible - 1851 - 214 pages
...the " tree of the righteous." Other naturalists are of opinion that it is the willow of Scripture. " By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept : when we remembered thee, O Zion. As for our harps, we hanged them up: upon the trees that are therein." (Psalm cxxxvii. 1, 2.)...
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DecŠus; or, The dawn of to-morrow: and The bond-child, 2 allegories

Isabel Jannette Payne - 1853
...that are bound." Psalm xlii. " O my soul, why art thou discomforted within me ? hope thou in GOD." " By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when...remembered thee, O Sion. " As for our harps we hanged them upon the willows in the midst thereof. " For they that led us away captive required of us then a song...
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The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, and Reportage

George Orwell - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 456 pages
..."Well, I suppose we'll get that bloody tea this time tomorrow." Mr. Tallboys (chanting, reminiscently): "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, O Zion! . . ." Dorothy: "Oh, this cold, this cold!" Snouter: "Well, I don't do no more starries this...
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Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volume 1

Essex (England) - 1858
...recollect how the Psalmist describes the Jews lamenting their captivity in the same pensive posture:— " By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, 0 Sion !" And we call to mind, too, the still more remarkable fact, that Judaea herself is represented...
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BCP Parish Ecomony Edition Red

BCP7205 - Religion - 1984 - 1008 pages
...endures for ever. Give thanks to the God of heaven, * for his mercy endures for ever. Super flumina By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, * when we remembered you, O Zion. As for our harps, we hung them up * on the trees in the midst of that land. For those...
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Book of Common Worship, Daily Prayer

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Ministry Theology - Religion - 1993 - 518 pages
...us your blessing; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. I6521 PSALM 137 Tone 8; PH 245, 246; PS 140 1 By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, * when we remembered you, O Zion. 2 As for our harps, we hung them up * on the trees in the midst of that land. 3 For those...
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The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion

LindaJo H. McKim - Religion - 1993 - 427 pages
...indicates where the next voice is to enter. An alternate version of the text is also popular: By the flood of Babylon, we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, O Zion. The melody-only hymn is especially appropriate for children and youth. 246 By the Babylonian...
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Passport to Jewish Music: Its History, Traditions, and Culture

Irene Heskes - Music - 1994 - 353 pages
...137, ascribed to a time following destruction of the First Holy Temple, early in the Babylonian exile: "By the Waters of Babylon, we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion. . . How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" 12 Centuries of scholars and religious...
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The Romance of the Word: One Man's Love Affair with Theology : Three Books

Robert Farrar Capon - Religion - 1995 - 373 pages
...fresh springs are in thee." And when the captivity comes, the love only grows greater in the loss: "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, O Sion. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let...
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