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Psalm 80:2 ASV
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up thy might, And come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 BBE
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, let your strength be awake from sleep, and come as our salvation.
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Psalm 80:2 CEB
before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh! Wake up your power! Come to save us!
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Psalm 80:2 CJB
Before Efrayim, Binyamin and M'nasheh, rouse your power; and come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 RHE
(79-3) Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasses. Stir up thy might, and come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 ESV
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might and come to save us!
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Psalm 80:2 GW
Appear in front of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Wake up your power, and come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 GNT
reveal yourself to the tribes of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Show us your strength; come and save us!
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Psalm 80:2 HNV
Before Efrayim and Binyamin and Menashsheh, stir up your might, Come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 CSB
at the head of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Rally Your power and come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 KJV
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh stir up thy strength, and come and save us.
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Psalm 80:2 LEB
Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, stir up your power and come for our salvation.
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Psalm 80:2 NAS
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up Your power And come to save us!
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Psalm 80:2 NCV
to the people of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Use your strength, and come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 NIRV
to the people of Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh. Call your strength into action. Come and save us.
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Psalm 80:2 NIV
before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh. Awaken your might; come and save us.
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Psalm 80:2 NKJV
Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, Stir up Your strength, And come and save us!
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Psalm 80:2 NLT
to Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Show us your mighty power. Come to rescue us!
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Psalm 80:2 NRS
before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh. Stir up your might, and come to save us!
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Psalm 80:2 RSV
before E'phraim and Benjamin and Manas'seh! Stir up thy might, and come to save us!
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Psalm 80:2 DBY
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up thy strength, and come to our deliverance.
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Psalm 80:2 MSG
So Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh can see where they're going. Get out of bed - you've slept long enough! Come on the run before it's too late.
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Psalm 80:2 WBT
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh stir up thy strength, and come [and] save us.
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Psalm 80:2 TMB
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up Thy strength, and come and save us.
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Psalm 80:2 TNIV
before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh. Awaken your might; come and save us.
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Psalm 80:2 WEB
Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might, Come to save us.
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Psalm 80:2 WYC
before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Stir thy power, and come thou, that thou make us safe. (to Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh. Stir up thy power, and come thou, and save us.)
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Psalm 80:2 YLT
Before Ephraim, and Benjamin, and Manasseh, Wake up Thy might, and come for our salvation.
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Psalms 80 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 80

The psalmist complains of the miseries of the church. (1-7) Its former prosperity and present desolation. (8-16) A prayer for mercy. (17-19)

Verses 1-7 He that dwelleth upon the mercy-seat, is the good Shepherd of his people. But we can neither expect the comfort of his love, nor the protection of his arm, unless we partake of his converting grace. If he is really angry at the prayers of his people, it is because, although they pray, their ends are not right, or there is some secret sin indulged in them, or he will try their patience and perseverance in prayer. When God is displeased with his people, we must expect to see them in tears, and their enemies in triumph. There is no salvation but from God's favour; there is no conversion to God but by his own grace.

Verses 8-16 The church is represented as a vine and a vineyard. The root of this vine is Christ, the branches are believers. The church is like a vine, needing support, but spreading and fruitful. If a vine do not bring forth fruit, no tree is so worthless. And are not we planted as in a well-cultivated garden, with every means of being fruitful in works of righteousness? But the useless leaves of profession, and the empty boughs of notions and forms, abound far more than real piety. It was wasted and ruined. There was a good reason for this change in God's way toward them. And it is well or ill with us, according as we are under God's smiles or frowns. When we consider the state of the purest part of the visible church, we cannot wonder that it is visited with sharp corrections. They request that God would help the vine. Lord, it is formed by thyself, and for thyself, therefore it may, with humble confidence, be committed to thyself.

Verses 17-19 The Messiah, the Protector and Saviour of the church, is the Man of God's right hand; he is the Arm of the Lord, for all power is given to him. In him is our strength, by which we are enabled to persevere to the end. The vine, therefore, cannot be ruined, nor can any fruitful branch perish; but the unfruitful will be cut off and cast into the fire. The end of our redemption is, that we should serve Him who hath redeemed us, and not go back to our old sins.

Psalms 80 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 80

Psalms 80:1-19 . Eduth--Testimony, referring to the topic as a testimony of God to His people (compare Psalms 19:7 ). This Psalm probably relates to the captivity of the ten tribes, as the former to that of Judah. Its complaint is aggravated by the contrast of former prosperity, and the prayer for relief occurs as a refrain through the Psalm.

1, 2. Joseph--for Ephraim ( 1 Chronicles 7:20-29 , Psalms 78:67 , Revelation 7:8 ), for Israel.
Shepherd--(Compare Genesis 49:24 ).
leadest, &c.--( Psalms 77:20 ).
dwellest . . . cherubim--( Exodus 25:20 ); the place of God's visible glory, whence He communed with the people ( Hebrews 9:5 ).
shine forth--appear ( Psalms 50:2 , 94:1 ).

2. Before Ephraim, &c.--These tribes marched next the ark ( Numbers 2:18-24 ). The name of Benjamin may be introduced merely in allusion to that fact, and not because that tribe was identified with Israel in the schism ( 1 Kings 12:16-21 ; compare also Numbers 10:24 ).

3. Turn us--that is, from captivity.
thy face to shine--( Numbers 6:25 ).

4. be angry--(Compare Margin.)

5. bread of tears--still an Eastern figure for affliction.

6. strife--object or cause of ( Isaiah 9:11 ). On last clause compare Psalms 79:4 , Ezekiel 36:4 .

8-11. brought--or, "plucked up," as by roots, to be replanted.
a vine--( Psalms 78:47 ). The figure ( Isaiah 16:8 ) represents the flourishing state of Israel, as predicted ( Genesis 28:14 ), and verified ( 1 Kings 4:20-25 ).

12. hedges--( Isaiah 5:5 ).

13. The boar--may represent the ravaging Assyrian and
the wild beast--other heathen.

14, 15. visit this vine--favorably ( Psalms 8:4 ).

15. And the vineyard--or, "And protect or guard what thy right hand," &c.
the branch--literally, "over the Son of man," preceding this phrase, with "protect" or "watch."
for thyself--a tacit allusion to the plea for help; for

16. it--the "vine" or
they--the "people" are suffering from Thy displeasure.

17. thy hand . . . upon--that is, strengthen ( Ezra 7:6 , 8:22 ).
man of . . . hand--may allude to Benjamin ( Genesis 35:18 ). The terms in the latter clause correspond with those of Psalms 80:15 , from "and the branch," &c., literally, and confirm the exposition given above.

18. We need quickening grace ( Psalms 71:20 , 119:25 ) to persevere in Thy right worship ( Genesis 4:26 , Romans 10:11 ).

19. (Compare Psalms 80:3 , "O God"; Psalms 80:7 , "O God of hosts").