1 A song of ascents. When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the nations, The LORD has done great things for them.
3 The LORD has done great things for us; and we are glad.
4 Turn again our captivity, O LORD, as the streams in the South.
5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
6 He that goes forth weeping, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.