Psalm 74:1-11 NIV

A maskil of Asaph.

1 aO God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?

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    • ģ 74:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      2 Remember the nation you purchased long ago, the people of your inheritance, whom you redeemed— Mount Zion, where you dwelt.

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

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

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

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

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      7 They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled the dwelling place of your Name.

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      8 They said in their hearts, “We will crush them completely!” They burned every place where God was worshiped in the land.

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      9 We are given no signs from God; no prophets are left, and none of us knows how long this will be.

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      10 How long will the enemy mock you, God? Will the foe revile your name forever?

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          11 Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand? Take it from the folds of your garment and destroy them!

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