Psalm 128

Refrain:    How abundant is your goodness, O Lord.

1    Blessed are all those who fear the Lord,  

and walk in his ways.

2    You shall eat the fruit of the toil of your hands;  

it shall go well with you, and happy shall you be. [R]

3    Your wife within your house

shall be like a fruitful vine;  

your children round your table,

like fresh olive branches.

4    Thus shall the one be blest  

who fears the Lord. [R]

5    The Lord from out of Zion bless you,  

that you may see Jerusalem in prosperity

all the days of your life.

6    May you see your children’s children,  

and may there be peace upon Israel.

Refrain:    How abundant is your goodness, O Lord.

O Christ, our true vine,

may we your branches

be ever fruitful in your service

and share your love and peace with all your children,

in the power of the Spirit and to the glory of the Father.


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