New International Reader's Version

Psalm 80

Psalm 80

For the director of music. A psalm of Asaph to the tune of “The Lilies of the Covenant.”

Shepherd of Israel, hear us.
    You lead the people of Joseph like a flock.
    You sit on your throne between the cherubim.
Show your glory
    to the people of Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh.
Call your strength into action.
    Come and save us.

God, make us new again.
    May you be pleased with us.
    Then we will be saved.

Lord God, you rule over all.
    How long will you be angry?
    Will you be angry with your people even when they pray to you?
You have given us tears as our food.
    You have made us drink tears by the bowlful.
You have let our neighbors mock us.
    Our enemies laugh at us.

God who rules over all, make us new again.
    May you be pleased with us.
    Then we will be saved.

You brought Israel out of Egypt.
    Israel was like a vine.
After you drove the nations out of Canaan,
    you planted the vine in their land.
You prepared the ground for it.
    It took root and spread out over the whole land.
10 The mountains were covered with its shade.
    The shade of its branches covered the mighty cedar trees.
11 Your vine sent its branches out all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.
    They reached as far as the Euphrates River.

12 Why have you broken down the walls around your vine?
    Now all who pass by it can pick its grapes.
13 Wild pigs from the forest destroy it.
    Insects from the fields feed on it.
14 God who rules over all, return to us!
    Look down from heaven and see us!
Watch over your vine.
15     Guard the root you have planted with your powerful right hand.
    Take care of the branch you have raised up for yourself.

16 Your vine has been cut down and burned in the fire.
    You have been angry with us, and we are dying.
17 May you honor the people at your right hand.
    May you honor the nation you have raised up for yourself.
18 Then we won’t turn away from you.
    Give us new life. We will worship you.

19 Lord God who rules over all, make us new again.
    May you be pleased with us.
    Then we will be saved.

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Salme 80

Bøn for nationens genopbygning

1Til korlederen: En sang af Asaf. Synges til melodien „Pagtens lilje.”

Hør os, du Israels Hyrde,
    du, som leder dit folk med omsorg,
du, som troner blandt hellige keruber,
    bøj dig og lyt til vor bøn.
Træd frem i magt og stråleglans.
    Hjælp Efraim, Benjamin og Manasse.
        Stå frem i din vælde og red os.
Genopret dit folk, Gud.
    Se i nåde til os og frels os.

Herre, almægtige Gud,
    hvor længe vil du blive ved at være vred?
        Hvor længe er du døv for vore bønner?
Du gav os sorg i overflod,
    tårer i rigeligt mål,
vore nabofolk foragter os,
    vore fjender ler ad os.
Genopret dit folk, almægtige Gud.
    Se i nåde til os og frels os.

Du tog os som en ung vinstok fra Egypten,
    jog folkeslag bort, så vi kunne få plads.
10 Du beredte jorden for din vinstok,
    den slog rod og spredte sig over landet.
11 Den bredte sig ud over bjergene,
    dækkede de mægtige cedertræer.
12 Den bredte sine ranker til Middelhavet
    og nåede helt op til Eufratfloden.

13 Hvorfor har du nedbrudt vingårdens gærde,
    så alle og enhver kan plukke af druerne?
14 Skovens vildsvin gnaver af planterne,
    de vilde dyr æder af druerne.
15 Vend dit ansigt imod os, almægtige Gud!
    Se i nåde til os fra din himmel.
Tag dig af din mishandlede vinstok.
16     Genopliv det skud, du plantede, det folk, du udvalgte.
17 Din vinstok er nu hugget ned og brændt.
    Dit folk er bukket under for din vrede.

18 Velsign det folk, som vil tjene dig,
    den nation, som du selv har udvalgt.
19         Så skal vi aldrig svigte dig mere.
Genopret dit folk,
    så vi igen kan påkalde dit navn.
20 Genopret dit folk, almægtige Herre.
    Se i nåde til os og frels os.