Psalms Chapter 121
Laetatus sum in his.
The desire and hope of the just for the coming of the kingdom of God, and the peace of his church.
121:1. A gradual canticle.
I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: We shall go into the house of the Lord.
121:2. Our feet were standing in thy courts, O Jerusalem.
121:3. Jerusalem, which is built as a city, which is compact together.
121:4. For thither did the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord: the testimony of Israel, to praise the name of the Lord.
121:5. Because their seats have sat in judgment, seats upon the house of David.
121:6. Pray ye for the things that are for the peace of Jerusalem: and abundance for them that love thee.
121:7. Let peace be in thy strength: and abundance in thy towers.
121:8. For the sake of my brethren, and of my neighbours, I spoke peace of thee.
121:9. Because of the house of the Lord our God, I have sought good things for thee.