Psalm 78:54-64 NIV

54 Thus he brought them to the border of his holy land, to the hill country his right hand1 had taken.

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55 He drove out nations2 before them and allotted their lands to them as an inheritance;3 he settled the tribes of Israel in their homes.

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56 But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes.
57 Like their fathers4 they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow.5

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58 They angered him6 with their high places;7 they aroused his jealousy with their idols.8

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59 When God heard9 them, he was very angry;10 he rejected Israel11 completely.

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60 He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh,12 the tent he had set up among men.13

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61 He sent [the ark of] his might14 into captivity,15 his splendor into the hands of the enemy.

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62 He gave his people over to the sword;16 he was very angry with his inheritance.17

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63 Fire consumed18 their young men, and their maidens had no wedding songs;19

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64 their priests were put to the sword,20 and their widows could not weep.

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