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Psalm 79 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Psa 79:1

A Psalm of Asaph.
O God, the nations have fninvaded Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your holy temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

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Psa 79:2

They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens,
The flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth.

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Psa 79:3

They have poured out their blood like water round about Jerusalem;
And there was no one to bury them.

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Psa 79:4

We have become a reproach to our neighbors,
A scoffing and derision to those around us.

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Psa 79:5

How long, O LORD? Will You be angry forever?
Will Your jealousy burn like fire?

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Psa 79:6

Pour out Your wrath upon the nations which do not know You,
And upon the kingdoms which do not call upon Your name.

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Psa 79:7

For they have devoured Jacob
And laid waste his fnhabitation.

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Psa 79:8

Do not remember fnthe iniquities of our forefathers against us;
Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us,
For we are brought very low.

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Psa 79:9

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name;
And deliver us and fnforgive our sins for Your name’s sake.

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Psa 79:10

Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?”
Let there be known among the nations in our sight,
Vengeance for the blood of Your servants which has been shed.

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Psa 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You;
According to the greatness of Your fnpower preserve fnthose who are doomed to die.

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Psa 79:12

And return to our neighbors sevenfold into their bosom
fnThe reproach with which they have reproached You, O Lord.

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Psa 79:13

So we Your people and the sheep of Your fnpasture
Will give thanks to You forever;
To all generations we will tell of Your praise.
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NASB Footnotes

Literally: come into
Literally: pasture
Or, our former iniquities
Literally: cover over, atone for
Literally: arm
Literally: the children of death
Literally: Their
Or, pasturing

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