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Psalm 79 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:1 - O God, foreigners have invaded your chosen land; they have polluted your holy temple and turned Jerusalem into a heap of ruins.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:2 - They have given the corpses of your servants to the birds of the sky; the flesh of your loyal followers to the beasts of the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:3 - They have made their blood flow like water all around Jerusalem, and there is no one to bury them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:4 - We have become an object of disdain to our neighbors; those who live on our borders taunt and insult us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:5 - How long will this go on, O LORD? Will you stay angry forever? How long will your rage burn like fire?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:6 - Pour out your anger on the nations that do not acknowledge you, on the kingdoms that do not pray to you!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:7 - For they have devoured Jacob and destroyed his home.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:8 - Do not hold us accountable for the sins of earlier generations! Quickly send your compassion our way, for we are in serious trouble!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:9 - Help us, O God, our deliverer! For the sake of your glorious reputation, rescue us! Forgive our sins for the sake of your reputation!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:10 - Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Before our very eyes may the shed blood of your servants be avenged among the nations!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:11 - Listen to the painful cries of the prisoners! Use your great strength to set free those condemned to die!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:12 - Pay back our neighbors in full! May they be insulted the same way they insulted you, O Lord!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:13 - Then we, your people, the sheep of your pasture, will continually thank you. We will tell coming generations of your praiseworthy acts.
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