Psalm 74

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(English translation got from website: https://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo )

  1. A maskil of Asaph. Why, O God, have You forsaken forever? [Why] is Your wrath kindled against the flock of Your pasture?
  2. Remember Your congregation, which You acquired from time immemorial; You redeemed the tribe of Your heritage, Mount Zion on which You dwelt.
  3. Raise Your blows to inflict eternal ruin, for all the evil that the enemy did in the Sanctuary.
  4. Your adversaries roared in the midst of Your meeting place; they made their signs for signs.
  5. May he be known as though bringing [their blows] on high; the hatchets were in the thicket of the trees.
  6. And now, its entrances together, with hatchets and hammers they strike.
  7. They set Your Sanctuary afire; to the ground they profaned the dwelling place of Your name.
  8. They said in their heart, their rulers together; they burned all the meeting places of God in the land.
  9. We have not seen our signs; there is no longer a prophet, and no one with us knows how long.
  10. How long, O God, will the adversary blaspheme? Will the enemy disgrace Your name forever?
  11. Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand? Draw it out from within Your bosom.
  12. But God is my King from time immemorial, Who works salvations in the midst of the earth.
  13. You crumbled the sea with Your might; You shattered the heads of the sea monsters on the water.
  14. You crushed the heads of Leviathan; You give it as food to the people in companies.
  15. You split fountain and stream; You dried up mighty rivers.
  16. Day is Yours, even night is Yours; You established the luminary and the sun.
  17. You set all the boundaries of the earth; summer and winter-You formed them.
  18. Remember how the enemy reviled the Lord and a villainous people blasphemed Your name.
  19. Do not deliver to the company the soul of Your turtledove; the soul of Your poor ones do not ever forget.
  20. Look to the covenant, for the dark places of the earth are filled with dwellings of violence.
  21. Let not the poor turn back in disgrace; the poor and needy will praise Your name.
  22. Arise, O God, plead Your own cause; remember Your disgrace from a villainous man all the days.
  23. Do not forget the voice of Your adversaries, the tumult of those who rise up against You, which constantly ascends.