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desecrated Your holy temple,
and turned Jerusalem into ruins. x
to the birds of the sky for food,
the flesh of Your godly ones
to the beasts of the earth. y
like water all around Jerusalem,
and there was no one to bury them. z
to our neighbors,
a source of mockery and ridicule
to those around us. a
5 How long, * Yahweh? Will You be angry forever?
Will Your jealousy keep burning like fire? b
that don’t acknowledge You,
on the kingdoms that don’t call on Your name, c
and devastated his homeland. d
8 Do not hold past sins e against us;
let Your compassion come to us quickly,
for we have become weak. f
9 God of our salvation, help us g—
for the glory of Your name.
because of Your name. i
“Where is their God?” j
Before our eyes,
let vengeance for the shed blood of Your servants
be known among the nations. k
according to Your great power,
preserve those condemned to die. l
12 Pay back sevenfold to our neighbors m
the reproach they have hurled at You, Lord. n
13 Then we, Your people, the sheep of Your pasture, o
will thank You forever;
we will declare Your praise
to generation after generation. p
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The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.
Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.
Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.