(DB) Psalms 74 : 1 {An instruction: of Asaph.} Why, O God, hast thou cast off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
(DB) Psalms 74 : 2 Remember thine assembly, which thou hast purchased of old, which thou hast redeemed to be the portion of thine inheritance, this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 3 Lift up thy steps unto the perpetual desolations: everything in the sanctuary hath the enemy destroyed.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 4 Thine adversaries roar in the midst of thy place of assembly; they set up their signs for signs.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 5 A man was known as he could lift up axes in the thicket of trees;
(DB) Psalms 74 : 6 And now they break down its carved work altogether, with hatchets and hammers.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 7 They have set on fire thy sanctuary, they have profaned the habitation of thy name to the ground.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 8 They said in their heart, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all ùGod's places of assembly in the land.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 9 We see not our signs; there is no more any prophet, neither is there among us any that knoweth how long.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 10 How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy contemn thy name for ever?
(DB) Psalms 74 : 11 Why withdrawest thou thy hand, and thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom: consume them.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 12 But God is my king of old, accomplishing deliverances in the midst of the earth.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 13 Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength; thou didst break the heads of the monsters on the waters:
(DB) Psalms 74 : 14 Thou didst break in pieces the heads of leviathan, thou gavest him to be meat to those that people the desert.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 15 Thou didst cleave fountain and torrent, thou driedst up ever-flowing rivers.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 16 The day is thine, the night also is thine; thou hast prepared the moon and the sun:
(DB) Psalms 74 : 17 Thou hast set all the borders of the earth; summer and winter thou didst form them.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 18 Remember this, that an enemy hath reproached Jehovah, and a foolish people have contemned thy name.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 19 Give not up the soul of thy turtle-dove unto the wild beast; forget not the troop of thine afflicted for ever.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 20 Have respect unto the covenant; for the dark places of the earth are full of the dwellings of violence.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 21 Oh let not the oppressed one return ashamed; let the afflicted and needy praise thy name.
(DB) Psalms 74 : 22 Rise up, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee all the day;
(DB) Psalms 74 : 23 Forget not the voice of thine adversaries: the tumult of those that rise up against thee ascendeth continually.