16 at the taunts of those who reproach and revile me, because of the enemy, who is bent on revenge.
17 All this came upon us, though we had not forgotten you; we had not been false to your covenant.
18 Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path.
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19 But you crushed us and made us a haunt for jackals; you covered us over with deep darkness.
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20 If we had forgotten the name of our God or spread out our hands to a foreign god,
21 would not God have discovered it, since he knows the secrets of the heart?
22 Yet for your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.
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23 Awake, Lord! Why do you sleep? Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever.
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24 Why do you hide your face and forget our misery and oppression?
25 We are brought down to the dust; our bodies cling to the ground.
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26 Rise up and help us; rescue us because of your unfailing love.