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" O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; Happy shall he be that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. Happy shall he be that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. "
The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 328
1879
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Commentary on Revelation: Or, the Apocalypse

Ethelbert Bullinger - Religion - 2007 - 754 pages
...day, Ps, cxxxvii. 8, 9 may be applied, even though the interpretation may refer to past history : " 0 daughter of Babylon, Who art to be destroyed. Happy...that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock " (RV,), These words, so contrary to Christian sentiment, will be perfectly correct in the next...
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Homeland Mythology: Biblical Narratives in American Culture

Christopher Collins - Religion - 2010 - 300 pages
...and goes on to ask, "How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" It ends with the words: "O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed: happy...taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones" 176 (8-9). And in Jeremiah: "I will render unto Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their...
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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series, Volume VI Jerome

Philip Schaff - Religion - 2007 - 564 pages
...the evil in the bud. Bear in mind the warning words of the Psalmist: "Hapless daughter of Babylon, happy shall he be that rewardeth thee as thou hast...and dasheth thy little ones against the stones."" Because natural heat inevitably kindles in a man sensual passion, he is praised and accounted happy...
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Prophecy Unveiled

John Buckley - 2007 - 477 pages
...the city's famed Hanging Gardens were destroyed. The Bible had predicted the downfall of Babylon: "O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy...he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us." (Psalm 137:8); "And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be...
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Reading Faulkner: Introductions to the First Thirteen Novels

Richard Marius - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 228 pages
...O daughter of Babylon, who are to be destroyed: happy shall be he, that rewardeth thee as thou has served us. Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. We have in the Psalm what I have called a floating image or a floating set of images. The words call...
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And the Angels Laughed

Barbara Eubanks - Christian life - 2007 - 258 pages
...as a synonym for "blessed" as I read the beatitudes. Then I did the "woopsie." I read, Psalm 137:9, Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. (KJV) Although I took that scripture out of context and messed up a bit, that doesn't minimize the...
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Frederick Hubbard - 2007 - 494 pages
...children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem: who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardcth thee as thou hast served us. Happy shall he be., that caketh and dasheth thy little ones...
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Original King James Bible. The History Before it Is!

Edmond Willie Givens - Religion - 2008 - 186 pages
...children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, "Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof. O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy...taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones. 1 2) Deuteronomy 28:68: And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again MlksMps. by the way whereof...
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Enduring Nations: Native Americans in the Midwest

Russell David Edmunds - Indians of North America - 2008 - 298 pages
...Baby-head dashing recalls a promise, in the Psalms (138:9), of providential destruction to God's enemies: "Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones." In Hosea (13:16), the dashing of heads is providentially threatened upon Israel as a severe punishment...
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