Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
And give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget [her cunning].
For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, [which] shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land?
We are confounded, because we have heard reproach: shame hath covered our faces: for strangers are come into the sanctuaries of the LORD'S house.
We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, [and] peace upon Israel.
For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp [that] burneth.
And [they that shall be] of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.
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.
Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.
If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Mine eye trickleth down, and ceaseth not, without any intermission,
Mine eye runneth down with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.
Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.
Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:
Ye that have escaped the sword, go away, stand not still: remember the LORD afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.
Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.
Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
And when ye see [this], your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and [his] indignation toward his enemies.
Therefore thou shalt say this word unto them; Let mine eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease: for the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous blow.