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Psalm 79 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <> God, the nations have come into your inheritance. They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Yerushalayim in heaps. 1 O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble.
2 They have given the dead bodies of your servants to be food for the birds of the sky, The flesh of your holy ones to the animals of the eretz. 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 Their blood they have shed like water around Yerushalayim. 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 a reproach to our neighbors, A scoffing and derision to those who are 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 burn 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 know you; On the kingdoms that don't call on your names; 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 Ya`akov, And destroyed his homeland. 7 for they have devoured Jacob and destroyed his homeland.
8 Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, For we are in desperate need. 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 Help us, God of our salvation, for the glory of your name. Deliver us, and forgive our sins, for your name's sake. 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 say, "Where is their God?" Let it be known among the nations, before our eyes, That vengeance for your servants' blood is being poured out. 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 sighing of the prisoner come before you. According to the greatness of your power, preserve those who are sentenced to death; 11 May the groans of the prisoners come before you; by the strength of your arm preserve those condemned to die.
12 Pay back to our neighbors seven times into their bosom Their reproach with which they have reproached you, Lord. 12 Pay back into the laps of our neighbors seven times the reproach they have hurled at you, O Lord.
13 So we, your people and sheep of your pasture, Will give you thanks forever. We will praise you forever, to all generations. 13 Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise.