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" BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth,... "
Scripture Natural History - Page 101
by Alexander Fletcher - 1845
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Observations on Divers Passages of Scripture. Placing Many of Them in a ...

Thomas Harmer - Bible - 1787 - 542 pages
...fays, " By the rivers of * Ję- 5*- 3X> 3*- * Pf- T37- i-3" Babylon, " Babylon, there we fat down, yea, we " wept when we remembered Zion. We •" hanged our harps upon the willows in the *' midft thereof." The jitting by the -waters, and ftill more the mention of their havgs, ftrongly...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1848 - 726 pages
...reminded us of the language of the captive Israelites. " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." We, however, were not disposed to yield to sadness, but rather to give thanks and to rejoice. The remains...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 4

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805 - 504 pages
...distress, hoping to divert our grief by our music ; but 3 found our hearts too full to relish it, For there they that carried us away captive required of us a...; and they that wasted us [required of us] mirth, [saying,] Sing us [one] of the songs of X.ion ; some of our enemies came and would have us sing such...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 4

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805 - 506 pages
...; and three times a year before 1 T) Y the river*, of Babylon, there we &at down, yea, we wept 2 Jj when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof ; we tyent out to the river side to soothe our distress, hoping to divert our grief by our music ;...
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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Greece - 1806 - 484 pages
...cannot forget the pathetic words of the captive Jews. " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. " We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." The predictions of the prophets against Babylon have long since received their accomplishment. " Sit...
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A New Translation of the Book of Psalms: From the Original Hebrew; with ...

Alexander Geddes - Bible - 1807 - 290 pages
...wept, when we remembered Sion. 2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. 3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a...song ; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing JEHOVAH'S song in a strange land? 5 If...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 8

American literature - 1808 - 356 pages
...we wept when we remembered Zinn. We hanged bur harps on the willows, in the midst thereof; for there they that carried us away captive required of us a...song ; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, sayi^K Sing us one of the songs of ZionF How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land I" vALvERDI....
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The Irish magazine, and monthly asylum for neglected biography. Feb.-Nov ...

1808 - 874 pages
...and leave it to the reader himself to make the application. " By theriversofBabylon,therewe sat down, yea, we wept when, we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. Forthere they that carried us away captive, required of us a song ; and they that wasted us, required...
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A Commentary Upon the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha: Genesis to ...

Bible - 1809 - 556 pages
...hang neglected upon the boughs of those doleful trees. Ver. 3. tor there they that carried us aiuay captive, required of us a song ; and they that wasted us, required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the sings of Sion.] For when our new masters, who had carried us away captive,...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811 - 444 pages
...supplications. The Royal psalmist predicts this .long captivity : " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of...
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