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Psalm 79 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance, desecrated Your holy temple, and turned Jerusalem into ruins. 1 O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble.
2 They gave the corpses of Your servants to the birds of the sky for food, the flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth. 2 They have given the dead bodies of your servants as food to the birds of the air, the flesh of your saints to the beasts of the earth.
3 They poured out their blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there was no one to bury [them]. 3 They have poured out blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there is no one to bury the dead.
4 We have become an object of reproach to our neighbors, a source of mockery and ridicule to those around us. 4 We are objects of reproach to our neighbors, of scorn and derision to those around us.
5 How long, Lord? Will You be angry forever? Will Your jealousy keep burning like fire? 5 How long, O LORD? Will you be angry forever? How long will your jealousy burn like fire?
6 Pour out Your wrath on the nations that don't acknowledge You, on the kingdoms that don't call on Your name, 6 Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not acknowledge you, on the kingdoms that do not call on your name;
7 for they have devoured Jacob and devastated his homeland. 7 for they have devoured Jacob and destroyed his homeland.
8 Do not hold past sins against us; let Your compassion come to us quickly, for we have become weak. 8 Do not hold against us the sins of the fathers; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.
9 God of our salvation, help us- for the glory of Your name. Deliver us and atone for our sins, because of Your name. 9 Help us, O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.
10 Why should the nations ask, "Where is their God?" Before our eyes, let vengeance for the shed blood of Your servants be known among the nations. 10 Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge the outpoured blood of your servants.
11 Let the groans of the prisoners reach You; according to Your great power, preserve those condemned to die. 11 May the groans of the prisoners come before you; by the strength of your arm preserve those condemned to die.
12 Pay back sevenfold to our neighbors the reproach they have hurled at You, Lord. 12 Pay back into the laps of our neighbors seven times the reproach they have hurled at you, O Lord.
13 Then we, Your people, the sheep of Your pasture, will thank You forever; we will declare Your praise to generation after generation. 13 Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise.