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May I never be able to play the harp again if I forget you, Jerusalem!
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If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand be forgotten.
Psalm 84:1,2,10 Unto the end, for the winepresses, a psalm for the sons of Core.  How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! . . .
Psalm 102:13,14 Thou shalt arise and have mercy on Sion: for it is time to have mercy on it, for the time is come. . . .
Psalm 122:5-9 Because their seats have sat in judgment, seats upon the house of David. . . .
Nehemiah 1:2-4 That Hanani one of my brethren came, he and some men of Juda; and I asked them concerning the Jews, that remained and were left of the captivity, and concerning Jerusalem. . . .
Nehemiah 2:2,3 And the king said to me: Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou dost not appear to be sick? this is not without cause, but some evil, I know not what, is in thy heart. And I was seized with an exceeding great fear: . . .
Isaiah 62:1,6,7 For Sion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for the sake of Jerusalem, I will not rest till her just one come forth as brightness, and her saviour be lighted as a lamp. . . .
Jeremiah 51:50 You that have escaped the sword, come away, stand not still: remember the Lord afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.
Daniel 6:10,11 Now, when Daniel knew this, that is to say, that the law was made, he went into his house: and opening the windows in his upper chamber towards Jerusalem, he knelt down three times a day, and adored and gave thanks before his God, as he had been accustomed to do before. . . .
let my right
Zechariah 11:17 O shepherd, and idol, that forsaketh the flock: the sword upon his arm and upon his right eye: his arm shall quite wither away, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
ContextBy the Rivers of Babylon
…4How shall we sing the song of the Lord in a strange land? 5If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand be forgotten.6Let my tongue cleave to my jaws, if I do not remember thee: If I make not Jerusalem the beginning of my joy.…
Additional TranslationsIf I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand cease to function.If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, Let my right hand forget her skill .
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.
If I forget thee, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget [its skill];
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her skill.
If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, my right hand forgetteth!
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