Psalm 79:10
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New International Version
Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge the outpoured blood of your servants.

King James Bible
Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight by the revenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore should the nations say, Where is their God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy servants that is shed be known among the nations in our sight.

World English Bible
Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Let it be known among the nations, before our eyes, that vengeance for your servants' blood is being poured out.

Young's Literal Translation
Why do the nations say, 'Where is their God?' Let be known among the nations before our eyes, The vengeance of the blood of Thy servants that is shed.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Where is their God? - Show where thou art by rising up for our redemption, and the infliction of deserved punishment upon our enemies.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

wherefore

Psalm 42:3,10 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say to me, Where is your God...

Psalm 115:2 Why should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

Joel 2:17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare your people, O LORD...

Micah 7:10 Then she that is my enemy shall see it, and shame shall cover her which said to me, Where is the LORD your God?...

let him

Psalm 9:16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Psalm 58:11 So that a man shall say, Truly there is a reward for the righteous: truly he is a God that judges in the earth.

Psalm 83:17,18 Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yes, let them be put to shame, and perish...

Exodus 6:7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and you shall know that I am the LORD your God...

Exodus 7:5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth my hand on Egypt...

Ezekiel 36:23 And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen, which you have profaned in the middle of them...

Ezekiel 39:21,22 And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have executed...

by the

Jeremiah 51:35 The violence done to me and to my flesh be on Babylon, shall the inhabitant of Zion say; and my blood on the inhabitants of Chaldea...

Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, you heaven, and you holy apostles and prophets; for God has avenged you on her.

revenging. Heb. vengeance

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay...

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The Attack on the Scriptures
[Illustration: (drop cap B) A Greek Warrior] But troubled times came again to Jerusalem. The great empires of Babylon and Assyria had passed away for ever, exactly as the prophets of Israel had foretold; but new powers had arisen in the world, and the great nations fought together so constantly that all the smaller countries, and with them the Kingdom of Judah, changed hands very often. At last Alexander the Great managed to make himself master of all the countries of the then-known world. Alexander
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

The Formation of the Old Testament Canon
[Sidenote: Israel's literature at the beginning of the fourth century before Christ] Could we have studied the scriptures of the Israelitish race about 400 B.C., we should have classified them under four great divisions: (1) The prophetic writings, represented by the combined early Judean, Ephraimite, and late prophetic or Deuteronomic narratives, and their continuation in Samuel and Kings, together with the earlier and exilic prophecies; (2) the legal, represented by the majority of the Old Testament
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Revelation 6:10
They called out in a loud voice, "How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?"

Psalm 42:3
My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 42:10
My bones suffer mortal agony as my foes taunt me, saying to me all day long, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 94:1
The LORD is a God who avenges. O God who avenges, shine forth.

Psalm 94:2
Rise up, Judge of the earth; pay back to the proud what they deserve.

Psalm 113:1
Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, you his servants; praise the name of the LORD.

Psalm 115:2
Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?"

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