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Tehilim (Psalms) 126 is said prior to Birchas HaMazon on Shabbos and Yom Tov, and by the Chasidim also during the week.
7 x Chai 18 = 126
126 is half the number of provinces in the world: Koresh should have ruled this many, but ruled 127 instead. (Source: Midrash Raba, quoted by Tora T'mima to Ester 1:1.)
126 are the years of Miriam.
According to Seder Olam, the minimum # of years of the slavery was 86 years, equal to the years of Miriam who was named for the bitterness. Miriam died during the 40th year in the wilderness.
Both Parshas Lech Lcha and Parshas Reaye have 126 Pesukim