Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider,
and behold our reproach.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants;
how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of
all the mighty people;
Psm 79:4 We are become a reproach to our
neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are
round about us.
Lam 2:15 All that pass by clap their
hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the
daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the
city that men call The perfection of
beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to
Psm 79:1 (A Psalm of
Asaph.) O God, the heathen are come into thine
inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they
have laid Jerusalem on heaps.
3 We are
orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as
4 We have
drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto
necks are under persecution: we labour,
and have no rest.
Jer 28:14 For thus saith
the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; I have put a
yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations,
that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon;
and they shall serve him: and I have given him the
beasts of the field also.
6 We have
given the hand to the Egyptians, and to
the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
Gen 24:2 And
Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house,
that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee,
thy hand under my thigh:
Hos 12:1 Ephraim feedeth on wind, and
followeth after the east wind: he daily increaseth
lies and desolation; and they do make a covenant
with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.
fathers have sinned, and are not; and we
have borne their iniquities.
Jer 31:29 In those
days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten
a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on
Servants have ruled over us: there is none
that doth deliver us out of their hand.
9 We gat
our bread with the peril of our lives
because of the sword of the wilderness.
skin was black like an oven because of the terrible
ravished the women in Zion, and the maids
in the cities of Judah.
Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of
elders were not honoured.
took the young men to grind, and the children fell
under the wood.
elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from
joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into
crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us,
that we have sinned!
hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou
hast profaned his crown by casting it to
this our heart is faint; for these things
our eyes are dim.
Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old
because of all mine enemies.
Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate,
the foxes walk upon it.
O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne from
generation to generation.
Psm 9:7 But the
LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his
throne for judgment.
Psm 45:6 Thy throne, O God, is
for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is
a right sceptre.
Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, and
forsake us so long time?
Psm 13:1 (To the
chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) How long wilt
thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou
hide thy face from me?
thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned;
renew our days as of old.
thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth