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Psalm 44 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:1 - To the Overseer. -- By sons of Korah. An Instruction. O God, with our ears we have heard, Our fathers have recounted to us, The work Thou didst work in their days, In the days of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:2 - Thou, with Thy hand, nations hast dispossessed. And Thou dost plant them. Thou afflictest peoples, and sendest them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:3 - For, not by their sword Possessed they the land, And their arm gave not salvation to them, But Thy right hand, and Thine arm, And the light of Thy countenance, Because Thou hadst accepted them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:4 - Thou art He, my king, O God, Command the deliverances of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:5 - By Thee our adversaries we do push, By Thy name tread down our withstanders,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:6 - For, not in my bow do I trust, And my sword doth not save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:7 - For Thou hast saved us from our adversaries, And those hating us Thou hast put to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:8 - In God we have boasted all the day, And Thy name to the age we thank. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:9 - In anger Thou hast cast off and causest us to blush, And goest not forth with our hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:10 - Thou causest us to turn backward from an adversary, And those hating us, Have spoiled for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:11 - Thou makest us food like sheep, And among nations Thou hast scattered us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:12 - Thou sellest Thy people -- without wealth, And hast not become great by their price.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:13 - Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, A scorn and a reproach to our surrounders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:14 - Thou makest us a simile among nations, A shaking of the head among peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:15 - All the day my confusion is before me, And the shame of my face hath covered me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:16 - Because of the voice of a reproacher and reviler, Because of an enemy and a self-avenger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:17 - All this met us, and we did not forget Thee, Nor have we dealt falsely in Thy covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:18 - We turn not backward our heart, Nor turn aside doth our step from Thy path.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:19 - But Thou hast smitten us in a place of dragons, And dost cover us over with death-shade.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:20 - If we have forgotten the name of our God, And spread our hands to a strange God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:21 - Doth not God search out this? For He knoweth the secrets of the heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:22 - Surely, for Thy sake we have been slain all the day, Reckoned as sheep of the slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:23 - Stir up -- why dost Thou sleep, O Lord? Awake, cast us not off for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 - Why Thy face hidest Thou? Thou forgettest our afflictions and our oppression,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:25 - For bowed to the dust hath our soul, Cleaved to the earth hath our belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:26 - Arise, a help to us, And ransom us for thy kindness' sake.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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