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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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The Hebrew Review and Magazine of Rabbinical Literature, Volume 1

Morris Jacob Raphall - Rabbinical literature - 1835 - 440 pages
...countenance a melancholy cast, and reflective expression. " 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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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 15

1835 - 444 pages
...remember the pathetic language of the cxxxvii Psalm, " 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.'' By " the rivers of Babylon" were meant the streams of the Euphrates; and a Turkey merchant named Vernon,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835 - 876 pages
...the children of Israel lamented their 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. • The wicker-baskets made by our forefathers are the subject of an epigram by Martial : — " From...
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Narrative of a Residence in South Africa

Thomas Pringle, Josiah Conder - 1820 Settlers - 1835 - 716 pages
...reminded us of the pathetic lament of the Hebrew exiles :—" By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat; yea we wept when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." It was, indeed, an affecting sight to look round on our little baud of Scottish emigrants, thus congregated...
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Illustrations of the Bible, by Westall and Martin. With ..., Volume 2

Richard Westall, John Martin - 1835 - 208 pages
...privations of captivity. " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when weremembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof."* They had no longer a tabernacle ; their harps, with which, in their own happy Palestine, the land of...
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A history of slavery and its abolition

Esther Copley - Antislavery movements - 1836 - 814 pages
...expressions of patriotism and piety from 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; for there they that carried us away captive required of us a song, and they that wasted us required of...
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Lettres sur l'histoire des Arabes avant l'Islamisme

Fulgence Fresnel - Arabian Peninsula - 1836 - 138 pages
...Quomodo cantabimus canticum Domini in terra alienā? By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat clown, 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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Lettres sur l'histoire des Arabes avant l'Islamisme

Fulgence Fresnel - Arabian Peninsula - 1836 - 136 pages
...wept, when wc remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon thc willows in the midst thereof. For tliere they that carried us away captive required of us a song ; and they that wasted us required of us mirtli, saying, Sing us one of the songsofZion. How shall we sing the LORB'S sony in a strange land?...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 7; Volume 18

Methodist Church - 1836 - 508 pages
...strange land ?" — Thus oppressed Israel wept, and said, " 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." They wept because they still loved Zion. Deep and deadly must be the depravity of that apostate who...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1837 - 556 pages
...wept, when we remembered Zion. 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 Zion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land? 5...
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