Psalm 137:2 {136:2}
Good News Translation
On the willows near by we hung up our harps.

Contemporary English Version
We hung our small harps on the willow trees.

Douay-Rheims Bible
On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments.

New American Bible
On the poplars in its midst we hung up our harps.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments.

we hanged.

Psalm 33:2 Give praise to the Lord on the harp; sing to him with the psaltery, the instrument of ten strings.

Psalm 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel: the pleasant psaltery with the harp.

Isaiah 24:8 The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.

Ezekiel 26:13 And I will make the multitude of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall be heard no more.

Amos 8:10 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that the sun shall go down at midday, and I will make the earth dark in the day of light:

Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers and of musicians and of them that play on the pipe and on the trumpet shall no more be heard at all in thee: and no craftsman of any art whatsoever shall be found any more at all in thee: and the sound of the mill shall be heard no more at all in thee:

Context
By the Rivers of Babylon
1Upon the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept: when we remembered Sion: 2On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments.3For there they that led us into captivity required of us the words of songs. And they that carried us away, said: Sing ye to us a hymn of the songs of Sion.…
Cross References
Leviticus 23:40
And you shall take to you on the first day the fruits of the fairest tree, and branches of palm trees, and boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook: And you shall rejoice before the Lord your God.

Job 30:31
My harp is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of those that weep.

Isaiah 24:8
The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.

Isaiah 44:4
And they shall spring up among the herbs, as willows beside the running waters.

Ezekiel 26:13
And I will make the multitude of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall be heard no more.

Additional Translations
There on the poplars we hung our harps,We hanged our harps on the willows in the middle thereof.

Upon the willows in the midst thereof We hanged up our harps.

We hung our harps on the willows in the midst of it.

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Upon the willows in the midst thereof we hanged up our harps.

We hung our harps upon the willows in the midst of it.

On the willows in its midst, we hung up our harps.

On willows in its midst we hung our harps.
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