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Maschil of Asaph.

1 O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

H · G · S  O God, why
2 Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.

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3 Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary.

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4 Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs.

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5 A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.

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6 But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers.

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7 They have cast fire into thy sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of thy name to the ground.

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8 They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.

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9 We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knoweth how long.

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10 O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?

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11 Why withdrawest thou thy hand, even thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom.

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12 For God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.

H · G · S  my King of old
13 Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.

H · G · S  divide the sea dragons in the waters
14 Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

H · G · S  meat to the people
15 Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers.

H · G · S  cleave the fountain mighty rivers
16 The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.

H · G · S  the light and the sun
17 Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.

H · G · S  borders of the earth
18 Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.

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19 O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.

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20 Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.

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21 O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise thy name.

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22 Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily.

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23 Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually.

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