Psalm 79:9
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New International Version
Help us, God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.

King James Bible
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.

Darby Bible Translation
Help us, O God of our salvation, because of the glory of thy name; and deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake.

World English Bible
Help us, God of our salvation, for the glory of your name. Deliver us, and forgive our sins, for your name's sake.

Young's Literal Translation
Help us, O God of our salvation, Because of the honour of Thy name, And deliver us, and cover over our sins, For Thy name's sake.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Purge away our sins - כפר capper, be propitiated, or receive an atonement (על חטאתינו al chattotheynu) on account of our sins.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

for the

Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for your mercy, and for your truth's sake.

2 Chronicles 14:11 And Asa cried to the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...

Malachi 2:2 If you will not hear, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, said the LORD of hosts...

Ephesians 1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has made us accepted in the beloved.

purge

Psalm 25:11 For your name's sake, O LORD, pardon my iniquity; for it is great.

Psalm 65:3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, you shall purge them away.

Daniel 9:9,19 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him...

for thy

Joshua 7:9 For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round...

Isaiah 43:25 I, even I, am he that blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and will not remember your sins.

Isaiah 48:9 For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for you, that I cut you not off.

Jeremiah 14:7,21 O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do you it for your name's sake: for our backslidings are many...

Ezekiel 20:9,14 But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were...

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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
Deuteronomy 32:43
Rejoice, you nations, with his people, for he will avenge the blood of his servants; he will take vengeance on his enemies and make atonement for his land and people.

2 Chronicles 14:11
Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."

Psalm 25:5
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

Psalm 25:11
For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.

Psalm 31:3
Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.

Psalm 39:8
Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools.

Psalm 65:3
When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave our transgressions.

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