They have defiled your holy temple.
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.
as food for the birds of the heavens,
the flesh of your faithful ones
to the animals of the earth.
like water all around Jerusalem.
And there was no one to bury them.
to our neighbors;
a mockery and derision
to those around us.
Will your jealousy burn like fire?
that do not know you,
yes, upon the kingdoms that do not call upon your name!
and ravaged his settlement.
Let your tender mercies quickly meet us,
for we have become very weak.
for the glory of your name.
Yes, deliver us and cover our sins,
for your name’s sake.
“Where is their God?”
Let it be known among the nations,
before our eyes;
vengeance for your servants’ blood that has been poured out.
According to the greatness of your strength,
spare those who are children of death.
their reproach with which they have reproached you, O Lord.
will praise you forever.
We will recount your songs of praise
to all generations.