400. I Rejoiced When I Heard Them Say (Psalm 122)

Text Information
First Line: I rejoiced when I heard them say
Title: I Rejoiced When I Heard Them Say (Psalm 122)
Author: Bernadette Farrell (1993)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM with refrain
Scripture: Psalm 122
Topic: Gathering; Justice; A New Heaven and a New Earth2 more...
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shalom, shalom, the peace of God be here
Copyright: © 1993 Bernadette Farrell (Published by OCP)
Tune Information
Name: ENGLAND
Composer: Bernadette Farrell (1993)
Meter: LM with refrain
Key: a minor or modal
Copyright: © 1993 Bernadette Farrell (Published by OCP)


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Psalm 122 is among the most joyful of the pilgrimage psalms, because it sings of finally reaching Jerusalem, the home of the Temple. This rejoicing spills over into prayers for peace inspired perhaps by the placename Jerusalem, from roots meaning “to establish peace” (shalom).


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