King James Version
O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
Darby Bible Translation
Daughter of Babylon, who art to be laid waste, happy he that rendereth unto thee that which thou hast meted out to us.
World English Bible
Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, he will be happy who rewards you, as you have served us.
Young's Literal Translation
O daughter of Babylon, O destroyed one, O the happiness of him who repayeth to thee thy deed, That thou hast done to us.
Psalm 137:8 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
destroyed: Heb. wasted
rewardeth...: Heb. recompenseth unto thee thy deed which thou didst to us
O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.Psalm 137:8 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThird Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 11-20. 11 Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 12 having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. 13 Be subject to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether to the king, as supreme; 14 or unto governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise …
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Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.
The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.
Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.
And it shall come to pass, when seventy years are accomplished, that I will punish the king of Babylon, and that nation, saith the LORD, for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans, and will make it perpetual desolations.
The word that the LORD spake against Babylon and against the land of the Chaldeans by Jeremiah the prophet.
Shout against her round about: she hath given her hand: her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down: for it is the vengeance of the LORD: take vengeance upon her; as she hath done, do unto her.
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