Psalm 126:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7892 [e]שִׁ֗יר
šîr,
A SongN-msc
4609 [e]הַֽמַּ֫עֲל֥וֹת
ham-ma-‘ă-lō-wṯ
of AscentsArt | N-fp
7725 [e]בְּשׁ֣וּב
bə-šūḇ
When brought backPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf
3068 [e]יְ֭הוָה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
7870 [e]שִׁיבַ֣ת
šî-ḇaṯ
the captivityN-fsc
6726 [e]צִיּ֑וֹן
ṣî-yō-wn;
of ZionN-proper-fs
1961 [e]הָ֝יִ֗ינוּ
hā-yî-nū,
we wereV-Qal-Perf-1cp
2492 [e]כְּחֹלְמִֽים׃
kə-ḥō-lə-mîm.
like those who dreamPrep-k | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 126:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שִׁ֗יר הַֽמַּ֫עֲלֹ֥ות בְּשׁ֣וּב יְ֭הוָה אֶת־שִׁיבַ֣ת צִיֹּ֑ון הָ֝יִ֗ינוּ כְּחֹלְמִֽים׃

תהילים 126:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שיר המעלות בשוב יהוה את־שיבת ציון היינו כחלמים׃

תהילים 126:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שיר המעלות בשוב יהוה את־שיבת ציון היינו כחלמים׃

תהילים 126:1 Hebrew Bible
שיר המעלות בשוב יהוה את שיבת ציון היינו כחלמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Song of Ascents. When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.

King James Bible
<> When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A song of ascents. When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A Song of Degrees. This Psalm evidently appears to have been composed in consequence of the proclamation of Cyrus in favour of the Jews, giving them leave to return to their own land, and rebuild their city and temple.

Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

Psalm 121:1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help.

Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Psalm 123:1 To you lift I up my eyes, O you that dwell in the heavens.

Psalm 124:1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;

Psalm 125:1 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot …

turned again, etc. Heb. returned the returning of Zion

Psalm 53:6 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God brings …

Psalm 85:1 Lord, you have been favorable to your land: you have brought back …

Ezra 1:1 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the …

Job 42:10 And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his …

Jeremiah 31:8-10 Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them …

Hosea 6:11 Also, O Judah, he has set an harvest for you, when I returned the …

Joel 3:1 For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring …

we were like

Job 9:16 If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe …

Mark 16:11 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen …

Luke 24:11,41 And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not…

Acts 12:9,14-16 And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true …

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