You cleared the ground for it, and it took root and filled the land.
The mountains were covered with its shade, the mighty cedars with its branches.
It sent out its boughs to the Sea, its shoots as far as the River.1
References for Psalms 80:11
Why have you broken down its walls2 so that all who pass by pick its grapes?
References for Psalms 80:12
Boars from the forest ravage3 it and the creatures of the field feed on it.
References for Psalms 80:13
Return to us, O God Almighty! Look down from heaven and see!4 Watch over this vine,
References for Psalms 80:14
the root your right hand has planted, the son you have raised up for yourself.
References for Psalms 80:15
Your vine is cut down, it is burned with fire;5 at your rebuke6 your people perish.
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Let your hand rest on the man at your right hand, the son of man7 you have raised up for yourself.
References for Psalms 80:17
Then we will not turn away from you; revive8 us, and we will call on your name.
References for Psalms 80:18
Restore us, O LORD God Almighty; make your face shine upon us, that we may be saved.