Psalms 79:1-6

A psalm of Asaph.

1 O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble.
2 They have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of your own people for the animals of the wild.
3 They have poured out blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there is no one to bury the dead.
4 We are objects of contempt to our neighbors, of scorn and derision to those around us.
5 How long, LORD? Will you be angry forever? How long will your jealousy burn like fire?
6 Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not acknowledge you, on the kingdoms that do not call on your name;

Cross References 15

  • 1. S Exodus 34:9; Psalms 74:2
  • 2. S Leviticus 20:3
  • 3. S 2 Kings 25:9; S Nehemiah 4:2; S Isaiah 6:11
  • 4. Revelation 19:17-18
  • 5. S Deuteronomy 28:26; Jeremiah 7:33
  • 6. Jeremiah 25:33; Revelation 11:9
  • 7. Jeremiah 16:4
  • 8. S Psalms 39:8; S Ezekiel 5:14
  • 9. Psalms 44:13; Psalms 80:6
  • 10. S Psalms 74:10
  • 11. Psalms 74:1; Psalms 85:5
  • 12. S Deuteronomy 29:20; Psalms 89:46; Zephaniah 3:8
  • 13. S Psalms 2:5; Psalms 69:24; Psalms 110:5; Revelation 16:1
  • 14. Psalms 147:20; Jeremiah 10:25; 2 Thessalonians 1:8
  • 15. S Psalms 14:4
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