Psalm 137:9 {136:9}
Good News Translation
who take your babies and smash them against a rock.

Contemporary English Version
May the Lord bless everyone who beats your children against the rocks!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be he that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock.

New American Bible
Blessed the one who seizes your children and smashes them against the rock.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Blessed be he that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock.

and dasheth

Isaiah 13:16 Their inhabitants shall be dashed in pieces before their eyes: their houses shall be pillaged, and their wives shall be ravished.

Hosea 10:14 A tumult shall arise among thy people: and all thy fortresses shall be destroyed as Salmana was destroyed, by the house of him that judged Baal in the day of battle, the mother being dashed in pieces upon her children.

Hosea 13:16 Let Samaria perish, because she hath stirred up her God to bitterness: let them perish by the sword, let their little ones be dashed, and let the women with child be ripped up.

the stones.

Context
By the Rivers of Babylon
8O daughter of Babylon, miserable: blessed shall he be who shall repay thee thy payment which thou hast paid us. 9Blessed be he that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock.
Cross References
Mark 9:18
Who, wheresoever he taketh him, dasheth him: and he foameth and gnasheth with the teeth and pineth away. And I spoke to thy disciples to cast him out: and they could not.

2 Kings 8:12
And Hazael said to him: Why doth my lord weep? And he said: Because I know the evil that thou wilt do to the children of Israel. Their strong cities thou wilt burn with fire, and their young men thou wilt kill with the sword, and thou wilt dash their children, and rip up their pregnant women.

Isaiah 13:16
Their inhabitants shall be dashed in pieces before their eyes: their houses shall be pillaged, and their wives shall be ravished.

Hosea 13:16
Let Samaria perish, because she hath stirred up her God to bitterness: let them perish by the sword, let their little ones be dashed, and let the women with child be ripped up.

Nahum 3:10
Yet she also was removed and carried into captivity: her young children were dashed in pieces at the top of every street, and they cast lots upon her nobles, and all her great men were bound in fetters.

Additional Translations
Blessed is he who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.Happy shall he be, that takes and dashes your little ones against the stones.

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones Against the rock.

Blessed shall he be who shall seize and dash thine infants against the rock.

Happy he that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock.

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock.

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

Happy shall he be, who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock. By David.

O the happiness of him who doth seize, And hath dashed thy sucklings on the rock!
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