Pour out your wrath1 on the nations that do not acknowledge2 you, on the kingdoms that do not call on your name;3
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for they have devoured4 Jacob and destroyed his homeland.
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Do not hold against us the sins of the fathers;5 may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.6
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Help us,7 O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.8
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Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?"9 Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge10 the outpoured blood11 of your servants.
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May the groans of the prisoners come before you; by the strength of your arm preserve those condemned to die.
Pay back into the laps12 of our neighbors seven times13 the reproach they have hurled at you, O Lord.
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Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture,14 will praise you forever;15 from generation to generation we will recount your praise.
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