Monthly Archives: January 2022

Psalm 122 Translation and comment

A song of degrees or ascents. for David I was glad when they said to me “Let us go to the house of Yahweh.” Now our feet have gained a place Before your gates, Jerusalem! Jerusalem, built as a city That is bound together as one: The tribes go up to it, the tribes of […]

Psalm 121

A psalm of degrees or ascents “ I will raise my eyes towards the hills. Where does my help come from? My help comes from Yahweh, Creator of heaven and earth“ “God forbid your foot slips! God forbid your guardian falls asleep!” “Indeed, the guardian of Israel Does not fall asleep or drowse. Yahweh is […]

Psalm 120 Translation and Comment

A Song of Ascents or Degrees This designation is used of Psalms 120-134. There is no certain knowledge of what it means. Maybe it was a sort of music, or poetic structure. Perhaps it referred to occasions or places where they were sung. The most commonly accepted view is that they were pilgrim psalms for […]