(Psalm 127:1-5, ESV) Psalm 127 is ascribed to Solomon. 120, title]Ascents. Unless the Lord Builds the House. Of Solomon. The builders of the towers, cities, churches, empires, watchmen of the cities and all labor in vain without the help of God. Let us take a look at Psalm 127 meaning verse by verse in our study today. A Song of Ascents. English Standard Version Update. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. Psalm 127 English Standard Version (ESV) Unless the Lord Builds the House A Song of Ascents. ESV 1 Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. A Song. Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.. Psalm 121:1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help.. Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.. Psalm 123:1 To you lift I up my eyes, O you that dwell in the heavens.. Psalm 124:1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say; Viewed as one of the "Degrees" in Christian virtue, the ninth, the Psalm is directed against self reliance. The steps or degrees in this Psalm, though distinctly marked, are not so regular as in some others. Psalm 127:1-2 - ESV: Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Listen to Psalm 127 using the ESV Bible online. Of Solomon. 1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Psalm 127 lays emphasis on the blessings of Gods. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! 2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. NIV 1 Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord builds the house,those who build it labor in vain.Unless the Lord #See Ps. --H. T. Armfield. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. As Christians, we are meant to know that without God we are nothing. Many scholars classify this as a "wisdom psalm," similar to other Wisdom literature of the Old Testament -- Proverbs, Job, Song of Songs, and Ecclesiastes. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord Builds the HouseA Song of #[See Ps. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Font Size. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. 127 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord Builds the House A Song of Ascents. Psalm 127. Whole Psalm. 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