Psalms Chapter 132 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 132:1

<A Song of the going up.> Lord, give thought to David, and to all his troubles;

Psalms 132:2

How he made an oath to the Lord, and gave his word to the great God of Jacob, saying,

Psalms 132:3

Truly, I will not come into my house, or go to my bed,

Psalms 132:4

I will not give sleep to my eyes, or rest to my eyeballs,

Psalms 132:5

Till I have got a place for the Lord, a resting-place for the great God of Jacob.

Psalms 132:6

We had news of it at Ephrathah: we came to it in the fields of the wood.

Psalms 132:7

Let us go into his tent; let us give worship at his feet.

Psalms 132:8

Come back, O Lord, to your resting-place; you and the ark of your strength.

Psalms 132:9

Let your priests be clothed with righteousness; and let your saints give cries of joy.

Psalms 132:10

Because of your servant David, do not give up your king.

Psalms 132:11

The Lord gave a true oath to David, which he will not take back, saying, I will give your kingdom to the fruit of your body.

Psalms 132:12

If your children keep my word, and the teachings which I will give them, their children will be rulers of your kingdom for ever.

Psalms 132:13

For the Lord's heart is on Zion, desiring it for his resting-place.

Psalms 132:14

This is my rest for ever: here will I ever be; for this is my desire.

Psalms 132:15

My blessing will be on her food; and her poor will be full of bread.

Psalms 132:16

Her priests will be clothed with salvation; and her saints will give cries of joy.

Psalms 132:17

There I will make the horn of David fertile: I have made ready a light for my king.

Psalms 132:18

His haters will be clothed with shame; but I will make his crown shining.