Contemporary English Version
7 No one worships in your name
or remains faithful.
You have turned your back on us
and let our sins melt us away.[a]
8 You, Lord, are our Father.
We are nothing but clay,
but you are the potter
who molded us.
9 Don’t be so furious
or keep our sins
in your thoughts forever!
Remember that all of us
are your people.
- 64.7 and let. . . away: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text.
New International Version
8 Yet you, Lord, are our Father.(E)
We are the clay, you are the potter;(F)
we are all the work of your hand.(G)
9 Do not be angry(H) beyond measure, Lord;
do not remember our sins(I) forever.
Oh, look on us, we pray,
for we are all your people.(J)
- Isaiah 64:7 Septuagint, Syriac and Targum; Hebrew have made us melt because of