Psalms Chapter 122 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 122:1

<A Song of the going up. Of David.> I was glad because they said to me, We will go into the house of the Lord.

Psalms 122:2

At last our feet were inside your doors, O Jerusalem.

Psalms 122:3

O Jerusalem, you are like a town which is well joined together;

Psalms 122:4

To which the tribes went up, even the tribes of the Lord, for a witness to Israel, to give praise to the name of the Lord.

Psalms 122:5

For there seats for the judges were placed, even the rulers' seats of the line of David.

Psalms 122:6

O make prayers for the peace of Jerusalem; may they whose love is given to you do well.

Psalms 122:7

May peace be inside your walls, and wealth in your noble houses.

Psalms 122:8

Because of my brothers and friends, I will now say, Let peace be with you.

Psalms 122:9

Because of the house of the Lord our God, I will be working for your good.