Psalm 74
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Why Have You Rejected Us Forever?

(Psalm 79:1-13; Jeremiah 52:1-11)

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1A maskil of Asaph. O God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?1A Maskil of Asaph. O God, why do you cast us off forever? Why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?1A Maskil of Asaph. O God, why have You rejected us forever? Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?1Maschil of Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?1A Maskil of Asaph. Why have You rejected us forever, God? Why does Your anger burn against the sheep of Your pasture?
2Remember the nation you purchased long ago, the people of your inheritance, whom you redeemed-- Mount Zion, where you dwelt.2Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old, which you have redeemed to be the tribe of your heritage! Remember Mount Zion, where you have dwelt.2Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.2Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.2Remember Your congregation, which You purchased long ago and redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession. Remember Mount Zion where You dwell.
3Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins, all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.3Direct your steps to the perpetual ruins; the enemy has destroyed everything in the sanctuary!3Turn Your footsteps toward the perpetual ruins; The enemy has damaged everything within the sanctuary.3Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary.3Make Your way to the everlasting ruins, to all that the enemy has destroyed in the sanctuary.
4Your foes roared in the place where you met with us; they set up their standards as signs.4Your foes have roared in the midst of your meeting place; they set up their own signs for signs.4Your adversaries have roared in the midst of Your meeting place; They have set up their own standards for signs.4Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs.4Your adversaries roared in the meeting place where You met with us. They set up their emblems as signs.
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5They behaved like men wielding axes to cut through a thicket of trees.5They were like those who swing axes in a forest of trees.5It seems as if one had lifted up His axe in a forest of trees.5A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.5It was like men in a thicket of trees, wielding axes,
6They smashed all the carved paneling with their axes and hatchets.6And all its carved wood they broke down with hatchets and hammers.6And now all its carved work They smash with hatchet and hammers.6But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers.6then smashing all the carvings with hatchets and picks.
7They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled the dwelling place of your Name.7They set your sanctuary on fire; they profaned the dwelling place of your name, bringing it down to the ground.7They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; They have defiled the dwelling place of Your name.7They have cast fire into thy sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of thy name to the ground.7They set Your sanctuary on fire; they utterly desecrated the dwelling place of Your name.
8They said in their hearts, "We will crush them completely!" They burned every place where God was worshiped in the land.8They said to themselves, “We will utterly subdue them”; they burned all the meeting places of God in the land.8They said in their heart, "Let us completely subdue them." They have burned all the meeting places of God in the land.8They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.8They said in their hearts," Let us oppress them relentlessly." They burned down every place throughout the land where God met with us.
9We are given no signs from God; no prophets are left, and none of us knows how long this will be.9We do not see our signs; there is no longer any prophet, and there is none among us who knows how long.9We do not see our signs; There is no longer any prophet, Nor is there any among us who knows how long.9We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knoweth how long.9There are no signs for us to see. There is no longer a prophet. And none of us knows how long this will last.
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10How long will the enemy mock you, God? Will the foe revile your name forever?10How long, O God, is the foe to scoff? Is the enemy to revile your name forever?10How long, O God, will the adversary revile, And the enemy spurn Your name forever?10O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?10God, how long will the enemy mock? Will the foe insult Your name forever?
11Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand? Take it from the folds of your garment and destroy them!11Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand? Take it from the fold of your garment and destroy them!11Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand? From within Your bosom, destroy them!11Why withdrawest thou thy hand, even thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom.11Why do You hold back Your hand? Stretch out Your right hand and destroy them!
12But God is my King from long ago; he brings salvation on the earth.12Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.12Yet God is my king from of old, Who works deeds of deliverance in the midst of the earth.12For God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.12God my King is from ancient times, performing saving acts on the earth.
13It was you who split open the sea by your power; you broke the heads of the monster in the waters.13You divided the sea by your might; you broke the heads of the sea monsters on the waters.13You divided the sea by Your strength; You broke the heads of the sea monsters in the waters.13Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.13You divided the sea with Your strength; You smashed the heads of the sea monsters in the waters;
14It was you who crushed the heads of Leviathan and gave it as food to the creatures of the desert.14You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.14You crushed the heads of Leviathan; You gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.14Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.14You crushed the heads of Leviathan; You fed him to the creatures of the desert.
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15It was you who opened up springs and streams; you dried up the ever-flowing rivers.15You split open springs and brooks; you dried up ever-flowing streams.15You broke open springs and torrents; You dried up ever-flowing streams.15Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers.15You opened up springs and streams; You dried up ever-flowing rivers.
16The day is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and moon.16Yours is the day, yours also the night; you have established the heavenly lights and the sun.16Yours is the day, Yours also is the night; You have prepared the light and the sun.16The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.16The day is Yours, also the night; You established the moon and the sun.
17It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.17You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter.17You have established all the boundaries of the earth; You have made summer and winter.17Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.17You set all the boundaries of the earth; You made summer and winter.
18Remember how the enemy has mocked you, LORD, how foolish people have reviled your name.18Remember this, O LORD, how the enemy scoffs, and a foolish people reviles your name.18Remember this, O LORD, that the enemy has reviled, And a foolish people has spurned Your name.18Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.18Remember this: the enemy has mocked Yahweh, and a foolish people has insulted Your name.
19Do not hand over the life of your dove to wild beasts; do not forget the lives of your afflicted people forever.19Do not deliver the soul of your dove to the wild beasts; do not forget the life of your poor forever.19Do not deliver the soul of Your turtledove to the wild beast; Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.19O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.19Do not give the life of Your dove to beasts; do not forget the lives of Your poor people forever.
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20Have regard for your covenant, because haunts of violence fill the dark places of the land.20Have regard for the covenant, for the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.20Consider the covenant; For the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.20Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.20Consider the covenant, for the dark places of the land are full of violence.
21Do not let the oppressed retreat in disgrace; may the poor and needy praise your name.21Let not the downtrodden turn back in shame; let the poor and needy praise your name.21Let not the oppressed return dishonored; Let the afflicted and needy praise Your name.21O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise thy name.21Do not let the oppressed turn away in shame; let the poor and needy praise Your name.
22Rise up, O God, and defend your cause; remember how fools mock you all day long.22Arise, O God, defend your cause; remember how the foolish scoff at you all the day!22Arise, O God, and plead Your own cause; Remember how the foolish man reproaches You all day long.22Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily.22Rise up, God, defend Your cause! Remember the insults that fools bring against You all day long.
23Do not ignore the clamor of your adversaries, the uproar of your enemies, which rises continually.23Do not forget the clamor of your foes, the uproar of those who rise against you, which goes up continually!23Do not forget the voice of Your adversaries, The uproar of those who rise against You which ascends continually.23Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually.23Do not forget the clamor of Your adversaries, the tumult of Your opponents that goes up constantly.



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