Psalms 74:1

A maskil of Asaph.

1 [a]O God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?

Psalms 74:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
ESV
1 O God, why do you cast us off forever? Why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?
NLT
1 O God, why have you rejected us so long? Why is your anger so intense against the sheep of your own pasture?
MSG
1 You walked off and left us, and never looked back. God, how could you do that? We're your very own sheep; how can you stomp off in anger?
CSB
1 Why have You rejected [us] forever, God? Why does Your anger burn against the sheep of Your pasture?

Psalms 74:1 In-Context

1 O God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?
2 Remember the nation you purchased long ago, the people of your inheritance, whom you redeemed— Mount Zion, where you dwelt.
3 Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins, all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.
4 Your foes roared in the place where you met with us; they set up their standards as signs.
5 They behaved like men wielding axes to cut through a thicket of trees.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Psalms 43:2
  • 2. Deuteronomy 29:20; S Psalms 44:23
  • 3. Psalms 79:13; Psalms 95:7; Psalms 100:3

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Title: Probably a literary or musical term
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