“1-2 Give heed, O You who shepherd Isreal;
Reveal Yourself, O You who lead Joseph like a flock,
Who sits upon the cherubim.
3 Raise Your power
Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh,
And come for our salvation.
4 O God, convert us,
And reveal Your face, and we shall be saved.
5 O Lord God of hosts,
How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your servant?
6 Will you feed us the bread of tears,
And will You give us as drink tears in measure?
7 You made us an offence to our neighbours,
And our enemies sneered at us.
8 O Lord God, convert us,
And reveal Your face, and we shall be saved. (Pause)”
Psalm 79 (80)
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This translation is from The Orthodox Study Bible. You can download the iOS App from App Store. Or you can find it on Amazon in Kindle and Hardcover formats.
Athanasius Academy of Orthodox Theology, Elk Grove, California. The Orthodox Study Bible. Nashville :Thomas Nelson, 2008. P.735
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