Psalm 74:3-8 NIV

3 Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins,1 all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.

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4 Your foes roared2 in the place where you met with us; they set up their standards3 as signs.

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5 They behaved like men wielding axes to cut through a thicket of trees.4

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6 They smashed all the carved5 paneling with their axes and hatchets.

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7 They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled6 the dwelling place7 of your Name.8

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8 They said in their hearts, "We will crush9 them completely!" They burned10 every place where God was worshiped in the land.

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