Psalm 125 – New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 125

A song of ascents.

  1. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever.
  2. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore.
  3. The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil.
  4. Lord, do good to those who are good, to those who are upright in heart.
  5. But those who turn to crooked ways the Lord will banish with the evildoers. Peace be on Israel.

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Psalm 125 – King James Version (KJV)

A Song of degrees.

  1. They that trust in the LORD Shall be as mount Zion, Which cannot be removed, But abideth for ever.
  2. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, So the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
  3. For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; Lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
  4. Do good, O LORD, Unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.
  5. As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: But peace shall be upon Israel.