There is a fine line to walk
between showing your better side and hiding the truth.
1 By the rivers of Babylon
we sat and wept
when we remembered Zion.
2 There on the poplars
we hung our harps,
3 for there our captors asked us for songs,
our tormentors demanded songs of joy;
they said, “Sing us one of the songs
4 How can we sing the songs of the LORD
while in a foreign land?