Psalm 74:5-15 NIV

5 They behaved like men wielding axes to cut through a thicket of trees.1

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6 They smashed all the carved2 paneling with their axes and hatchets.

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7 They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled3 the dwelling place4 of your Name.5

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8 They said in their hearts, "We will crush6 them completely!" They burned7 every place where God was worshiped in the land.

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9 We are given no miraculous signs;8 no prophets9 are left, and none of us knows how long this will be.

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10 How long10 will the enemy mock11 you, O God? Will the foe revile12 your name forever?

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      11 Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand?13 Take it from the folds of your garment14 and destroy them!

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      12 But you, O God, are my king15 from of old; you bring salvation16 upon the earth.

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      13 It was you who split open the sea17 by your power; you broke the heads of the monster18 in the waters.

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      14 It was you who crushed the heads of Leviathan19 and gave him as food to the creatures of the desert.20

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      15 It was you who opened up springs21 and streams; you dried up22 the ever flowing rivers.

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