(A)Do not remember against us (B)our former iniquities;[a]
    let your compassion come speedily to meet us,
    for we are (C)brought very low.
(D)Help us, O God of our salvation,
    for the glory of your name;
deliver us, and (E)atone for our sins,
    for your (F)name's sake!
10 (G)Why should the nations say,
    “Where is their God?”
Let (H)the avenging of the outpoured blood of your servants
    be known among the nations before our eyes!

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  1. Psalm 79:8 Or the iniquities of former generations

Do not hold against us the sins of past generations;(A)
    may your mercy come quickly to meet us,
    for we are in desperate need.(B)
Help us,(C) God our Savior,
    for the glory of your name;
deliver us and forgive our sins
    for your name’s sake.(D)
10 Why should the nations say,
    “Where is their God?”(E)

Before our eyes, make known among the nations
    that you avenge(F) the outpoured blood(G) of your servants.

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O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

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.

10 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.

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