Psalm 79:1-6 NAS

A Lament over the Destruction of Jerusalem, and Prayer for Help.

1 O God, the 1nations have ainvaded 2Your inheritance; They have defiled Your 3holy temple; They have 4laid Jerusalem in ruins.

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2 They have given the 5dead 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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3 They have poured out their blood like water round about Jerusalem; And there was 6no one to bury them.

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4 We have become a 7reproach to our neighbors, A scoffing and derision to those around us.

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5 8How long, O LORD? Will You be angry forever? Will Your 9jealousy 10burn like fire?

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6 11Pour out Your wrath upon the nations which 12do not know You, And upon the kingdoms which 13do not call upon Your name.

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