Psalm 137:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.

New Living Translation
Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem.

English Standard Version
By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion.

Berean Study Bible
By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.

New American Standard Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.

NASB 1995
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.

NASB 1977
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.

Amplified Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, There we [captives] sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion [the city God imprinted on our hearts].

Christian Standard Bible
By the rivers of Babylon — there we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By the rivers of Babylon-- there we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion.

Contemporary English Version
Beside the rivers of Babylon we thought about Jerusalem, and we sat down and cried.

Good News Translation
By the rivers of Babylon we sat down; there we wept when we remembered Zion.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
By the rivers of Babylon, we sat down and cried as we remembered Zion.

International Standard Version
There we sat down and cried— by the rivers of Babylon— as we remembered Zion.

NET Bible
By the rivers of Babylon we sit down and weep when we remember Zion.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

New King James Version
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept When we remembered Zion.

King James 2000 Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

New Heart English Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. Yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

World English Bible
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. Yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

American King James Version
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

American Standard Version
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept, When we remembered Zion.

A Faithful Version
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion.

Darby Bible Translation
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion.

English Revised Version
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Webster's Bible Translation
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
By the riuers of Babel we sate, and there wee wept, when we remembred Zion.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
By the waters of Babylon we sat downe there: also we wept when we remembred Sion.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
By the waters of Babilon we sat downe and wepte, when we remebred Sion.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
By rivers of Babylon—There we sat, "" Indeed, we wept when we remembered Zion.

Young's Literal Translation
By rivers of Babylon -- There we did sit, Yea, we wept when we remembered Zion.

Smith's Literal Translation
By the rivers of Babel, there we sat down: also we wept in our remembering Zion.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Upon the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept: when we remembered Sion:

Catholic Public Domain Version
A Psalm of David: to Jeremiah. Above the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept, while we remembered Zion.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
By the rivers of Babel, there we sat and we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Lamsa Bible
BY the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept, When we remembered Zion.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For David, a Psalm of Jeremias. By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat; and wept when we remembered Sion.








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