1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, we also wept when we remembered Zion.
2 On willows in its midst we hung our harps.
3 For there our captors asked us for words of song and our tormentors [asked of us] mirth, “Sing for us of the song of Zion.”
4 “How shall we sing the song of the Lord on foreign soil?”
5 If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget [its skill].
6 May my tongue cling to my palate, if I do not remember you, if I do not bring up Jerusalem at the beginning of my joy.
7 Remember, O Lord, for the sons of Edom, the day of Jerusalem, those who say, “Raze it, raze it, down to its foundation!”
8 O Daughter of Babylon, who is destined to be plundered, praiseworthy is he who repays you your recompense that you have done to us.
9 Praiseworthy is he who will take and dash your infants against the rock.
Pray: Pray for Israel today — pray for peace. Pray that Jerusalem will be a praise in all the earth. Pray that God will set watchmen on the wall to pray night and day. Pray for the Jewish people to know salvation through Yeshua (the Hebrew name for Jesus), God’s Son. Pray for Israel every day. Ask God to give you His heart for His chosen people.