8 Do not hold against us the sins of past generations; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.

Read Psalm 79:8 Using Other Translations

O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.
Do not remember against us our former iniquities; let your compassion come speedily to meet us, for we are brought very low.
Do not hold us guilty for the sins of our ancestors! Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.