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A Prayer for Restoration
For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” # Possibly a tune; Pss 45; 60; 69 A testimony of Asaph. #1Ch 16:5 A psalm.
1Listen, Shepherd of Israel,
who leads Joseph like a flock; #Ezk 34:11
You who sit enthroned on the cherubim, #Ps 99:1
rise up #Ps 44:26
2before Ephraim,
Benjamin, and Manasseh. # This is the marching order for the camp of Israel. #Nm 2:17-24
Rally Your power and come to save us. #Ps 35:23|NoBook| 106:47|NoBook| 118:25
3Restore us, God;
look on us with favor,
and we will be saved. #Ps 60:1|NoBook| 85:4Lm 5:21
4Lord God of Hosts,
how long will You be angry
with Your people’s prayers? #Ps 74:10|NoBook| 79:5|NoBook| 85:5
5You fed them the bread of tears
and gave them a full measure # Lit a one-third measure
of tears to drink. #Ps 102:9Is 30:20Hs 9:4
6You make us quarrel with our neighbors;
our enemies make fun of us. #Ps 44:13|NoBook| 79:4
7Restore us, God of Hosts;
look on us with favor, and we will be saved. #Ps 60:1Lm 5:21
8You uprooted a vine from Egypt;
You drove out the nations and planted it. #Jr 2:21|NoBook| 32:41
9You cleared a place for it;
it took root and filled the land. #Am 9:15
10The mountains were covered by its shade,
and the mighty cedars # Lit the cedars of God with its branches. #Ezk 17:22-24
11It sent out sprouts toward the Sea # = the Mediterranean
and shoots toward the River. # = the Euphrates #Ex 23:31Dt 11:24Ps 72:8
12Why have You broken down its walls
so that all who pass by pick its fruit? #Ps 89:40Is 5:5
13The boar from the forest tears it
and creatures of the field feed on it. #Jr 5:6
14Return, God of Hosts. #Ps 6:4|NoBook| 90:13
Look down from heaven and see;
take care of this vine,
15the root # Hb obscure Your right hand has planted,
the shoot # Or son that You made strong for Yourself. #Is 63:15
16It was cut down and burned up; # Lit burned with fire
they # Or may they perish at the rebuke of Your countenance. #Ps 39:11|NoBook| 76:6Is 33:12
17Let Your hand be with the man at Your right hand,
with the son of man
You have made strong for Yourself. #Ps 89:21
18Then we will not turn away from You;
revive us, and we will call on Your name. #Ps 71:20|NoBook| 85:6
19Restore us, Yahweh, the God of Hosts; #Ps 60:1|NoBook| 85:4Lm 5:21
look on us with favor, and we will be saved. #Mal 1:9
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