Chapter 132

  1. 1. [A Song of degrees.] Lord remember Dauid, and all his afflictions:
  2. 2. How he sware vnto the Lord, and vowed vnto the mightie God of Iacob.
  3. 3. Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house: nor goe vp into my bed.
  4. 4. I will not giue sleepe to mine eyes: or slumber to mine eyelids,
  5. 5. Untill I finde out a place for the Lord: an habitation for the mightie God of Iacob.
  6. 6. Loe, wee heard of it at Ephrata: we found it in the fields of the wood.
  7. 7. We will goe into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstoole.
  8. 8. Arise, O Lord, into thy rest: thou, and the Arke of thy strength.
  9. 9. Let thy Priestes be clothed with righteousnesse: and let thy saints shout for ioy.
  10. 10. For thy seruant Dauids sake: turne not away the face of thine Anointed.
  11. 11. The Lord hath sworne in trueth vnto Dauid, hee will not turne from it; of the fruit of thy body will I set vpon thy throne.
  12. 12. If thy children will keepe my couenant and my testimonie, that I shall teach them; their children also shall sit vpon thy throne for euermore.
  13. 13. For the Lord hath chosen Zion: he hath desired it for his habitation.
  14. 14. This is my rest for euer: here will I dwell, for I haue desired it.
  15. 15. I will abundantly blesse her prouision: I will satisfie her poore with bread.
  16. 16. I will also clothe her priests with saluation: and her Saints shall shout aloud for ioy.
  17. 17. There will I make the horne of Dauid to budde: I haue ordained a lampe for mine Anointed.
  18. 18. His enemies will I clothe with shame: but vpon himselfe shall his crowne flourish.

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