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Psalm 74 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:1 - A Maskil of Asaph. O God, why dost thou cast us off for ever? Why does thy anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:2 - Remember thy congregation, which thou hast gotten of old, which thou hast redeemed to be the tribe of thy heritage! Remember Mount Zion, where thou hast dwelt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:3 - Direct thy steps to the perpetual ruins; the enemy has destroyed everything in the sanctuary!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:4 - Thy foes have roared in the midst of thy holy place; they set up their own signs for signs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:5 - At the upper entrance they hacked the wooden trellis with axes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:6 - And then all its carved wood they broke down with hatchets and hammers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:7 - They set thy sanctuary on fire; to the ground they desecrated the dwelling place of thy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:8 - They said to themselves, "We will utterly subdue them"; they burned all the meeting places of God in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:9 - We do not see our signs; there is no longer any prophet, and there is none among us who knows how long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:10 - How long, O God, is the foe to scoff? Is the enemy to revile thy name for ever?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:11 - Why dost thou hold back thy hand, why dost thou keep thy right hand in thy bosom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:12 - Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:13 - Thou didst divide the sea by thy might; thou didst break the heads of the dragons on the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:14 - Thou didst crush the heads of Leviathan, thou didst give him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:15 - Thou didst cleave open springs and brooks; thou didst dry up ever-flowing streams.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:16 - Thine is the day, thine also the night; thou hast established the luminaries and the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:17 - Thou hast fixed all the bounds of the earth; thou hast made summer and winter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:18 - Remember this, O LORD, how the enemy scoffs, and an impious people reviles thy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:19 - Do not deliver the soul of thy dove to the wild beasts; do not forget the life of thy poor for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:20 - Have regard for thy covenant; for the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:21 - Let not the downtrodden be put to shame; let the poor and needy praise thy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:22 - Arise, O God, plead thy cause; remember how the impious scoff at thee all the day!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:23 - Do not forget the clamor of thy foes, the uproar of thy adversaries which goes up continually!

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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