Psalm 80 CSB

A Prayer for Restoration

For the choir director: according to "The Lilies." A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.

1 Listen, Shepherd of Israel, who guides Joseph like a flock;a You who sit enthroned [on] the cherubim,b rise up

References for Psalms 80:1

    • c 80:1 - Ps 100:3; Gn 48:15; Ezk 34:11-16,31
    • d 80:1 - 1 Sm 4:4; 2 Sm 6:2; 2 Kg 19:14-15
      2 at the head of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh.c Rally Your power and come to save us.

      References for Psalms 80:2

        • e 80:2 - See Nm 2:17-24 for the order of these names in the marching order of the camp of Israel.
          3 Restore us, God; look [on us] with favor,d and we will be saved.

          References for Psalms 80:3

            • f 80:3 - Ps 4:6; 67:1; Nm 6:24-26
              4 Lord God of Hosts, how long will You be angry with Your people's prayers?
              5 You fed them the bread of tears and gave them a full measuree of tears to drink.f

              References for Psalms 80:5

                • g 80:5 - Lit a one-third measure
                • h 80:5 - Ps 102:9; Isa 30:20; Hs 9:4
                  6 You set us at strife with our neighbors; our enemies make fun of us.
                  7 Restore us, God of Hosts; look [on us] with favor, and we will be saved.
                  8 You uprooted a vine from Egypt; You drove out the nationsg and planted it.h

                  References for Psalms 80:8

                    • i 80:8 - Ex 23:28-30; 33:2; 34:11
                    • j 80:8 - Ex 15:17; 2 Sm 7:10; 1 Ch 17:9
                      9 You cleared [a place] for it; it took root and filled the land.
                      10 The mountains were covered by its shade, and the mighty cedarsi with its branches.

                      References for Psalms 80:10

                        • k 80:10 - Lit the cedars of God
                          11 It sent out sprouts toward the Seaj and shoots toward the River.k l

                          References for Psalms 80:11

                            • l 80:11 - The Mediterranean
                            • m 80:11 - The Euphrates
                            • n 80:11 - Ex 23:31; Dt 11:24; Jos 1:4
                              12 Why have You broken down its walls so that all who pass by pick its fruit?m

                              References for Psalms 80:12

                                  13 The boar from the forest gnaws at it, and creatures of the field feed on it.
                                  14 Return, God of Hosts. Look down from heaven and see;n take care of this vine,

                                  References for Psalms 80:14

                                    • p 80:14 - Ps 33:13; Isa 63:15
                                      15 the rooto Your right hand has planted, the shootp that You made strong for Yourself.

                                      References for Psalms 80:15

                                          16 It was cut down and burned up;q theyr perish at the rebuke of Your countenance.

                                          References for Psalms 80:16

                                            • s 80:16 - Lit burned with fire
                                            • t 80:16 - Or may they
                                              17 Let Your hand be with the man at Your right hand, with the son of man You have made strong for Yourself.
                                              18 Then we will not turn away from You; revive us, and we will call on Your name.
                                              19 Restore us, Lord God of Hosts;s look [on us] with favor, and we will be saved.

                                              References for Psalms 80:19

                                                • u 80:19 - Ps 85:6; Hs 6:2