Psalm 44

English translation got from website:

  1. For the conductor, of the sons of Korah, a maskil.
  2. O God, with our ears we heard, our forefathers told us; You performed a deed in their days, in days of old.
  3. You-[with] Your hand You drove out nations and planted them; You inflicted harm on kingdoms and sent them away.
  4. For not by their sword did they inherit the land, neither did their arm save them, but Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your countenance, for You favored them.
  5. You are my King, O God; command the salvations of Jacob.
  6. With You, we will gore our adversaries; with Your name, we will trample those who rise up against us.
  7. For I do not trust in my bow, neither will my sword save me.
  8. For You saved us from our adversaries and You put our enemies to shame.
  9. We praised [ourselves] with God all day long, and we will forever thank Your name, yea forever.
  10. But now you have rejected and humbled us; you no longer go out with our armies.
  11. You make us retreat from the adversary, and our enemies plunder for themselves;
  12. You deliver us as sheep to be eaten, and You scatter us among the nations.
  13. You sell Your people without gain, and You did not increase their price;
  14. You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to those around us;
  15. You make us a byword among the nations, a [cause for] shaking the head among the kingdoms.
  16. All day long, my disgrace is before me, and the shame of my face has covered me.
  17. From the voice of the one who taunts and blasphemes, because of an enemy and an avenger.
  18. All this has befallen us and we have not forgotten You, neither have we betrayed Your covenant.
  19. Our heart has not turned back, nor have our steps turned away from Your path
  20. -even when You crushed us in a place of serpents, and You covered us with darkness.
  21. If we forgot the name of our God and spread out our palms to a strange god,
  22. Will God not search this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.
  23. For it is for Your sake that we are killed all the time, [that] we are considered as sheep for the slaughter.
  24. Awaken! Why should You sleep, O Lord? Arouse Yourself, forsake not forever.
  25. Why do You hide Your countenance? [Why do] You forget our affliction and oppression?
  26. For our soul is cast down to the dust, our belly clings to the earth.
  27. Arise to assist us and redeem us for the sake of Your kindness.