1 Chanting to Asaph. O God, the nations came into thine inheritance; they defiled thy holy temple; they set Jerusalem for ruins. 2 They gave the corpses of thy servants food to the birds of the heavens, the flesh of thy godly ones to the beasts of the earth. 3 They poured out their blood as water round about Jerusalem; and none burying. 4 We were a reproach to our neighbors, a derision and scorn to those being round about us.
5 How long, O Jehovah? wilt thou be angry forever? shall thy jealousy burn as fire? 6 Pour out thy wrath upon the nations which knew thee not, and upon the kingdoms which called not upon thy name. 7 For devouring Jacob and they laid Waste his dwelling. 8 Thou wilt not remember against us former iniquities: thy compassions shall quickly anticipate us, for we were greatly weak:
9 Help us, O God; save us, for the word of the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and cover our sins for sake Of thy name. 10 Wherefore shall the nations say, Where is their God? He will make known among the nations before our eyes the vengeance of the blood of thy servants being poured out. 11 The mourning of the bound shall come before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm let the sons of death remain