Do not hold against us the sins of the fathers;1 may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.2
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Help us,3 O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.4
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Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?"5 Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge6 the outpoured blood7 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 laps8 of our neighbors seven times9 the reproach they have hurled at you, O Lord.
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Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture,10 will praise you forever;11 from generation to generation we will recount your praise.
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