10 You made us run from our enemies, and they took for themselves what was ours. 11 You allowed us to be slaughtered like sheep; you scattered us in foreign countries. 12 You sold your own people for a small price as though they had little value.[a]
13 Our neighbors see what you did to us, and they mock us and laugh at us. 14 You have made us a joke among the nations; they shake their heads at us in scorn. 15 I am always in disgrace; I am covered with shame 16 from hearing the sneers and insults of my enemies and those who hate me.
17 All this has happened to us, even though we have not forgotten you or broken the covenant you made with us. 18 We have not been disloyal to you; we have not disobeyed your commands. 19 Yet you left us helpless among wild animals; you abandoned us in deepest darkness.
20 If we had stopped worshiping our God and prayed to a foreign god, 21 you would surely have discovered it, because you know our secret thoughts. 22 But it is on your account that we are being killed all the time, that we are treated like sheep to be slaughtered.
23 Wake up, Lord! Why are you asleep? Rouse yourself Don't reject us forever! 24 Why are you hiding from us? Don't forget our suffering and trouble!
25 We fall crushed to the ground; we lie defeated in the dust.
Psalm 44:12as … value; or and made no profit from the sale.
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