Psalm 79:8 {78:8}
Good News Translation
Do not punish us for the sins of our ancestors. Have mercy on us now; we have lost all hope.

Contemporary English Version
Don't make us pay for the sins of our ancestors. Have pity and come quickly! We are completely helpless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Remember not our former iniquities: let thy mercies speedily prevent us, for we are become exceeding poor.

New American Bible
Do not remember against us the iniquities of our forefathers; let your compassion move quickly ahead of us, for we have been brought very low.

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Remember not our former iniquities: let thy mercies speedily prevent us, for we are become exceeding poor.

remember

Psalm 25:7 The sins of my youth and my ignorances do not remember. According to thy mercy remember thou me: for thy goodness' sake, O Lord.

Psalm 130:3 If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it.

Exodus 32:34 But go thou, and lead this people whither I have told thee: my angel shall go before thee. And I in the day of revenge will visit this sin also of theirs.

1 Kings 17:18 And she said to Elias: What have I to do with thee, thou man of God? art thou come to me, that my iniquities should be remembered, and that thou shouldst kill my son?

Isaiah 64:9 Be not very angry, O Lord, and remember no longer our iniquity: behold, see we are all thy people.

Hosea 8:13 They shall offer victims, they shall sacrifice flesh, and shall eat it, and the Lord will not receive them: now will he remember their iniquity, and will visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.

Hosea 9:9 They have sinned deeply, as in the days of Gabaa: he will remember their iniquity, and will visit their sin.

Revelation 18:5 For her sins have reached unto heaven: and the Lord hath remembered her iniquities.

former iniquities.

Genesis 15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall return hither: for as yet the iniquities of the Amorrhites are not at the full until this present time.

Ezekiel 2:3 And saying: Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious people, that hath revolted from me, they, and their fathers, have transgressed my covenant even unto this day.

Daniel 9:16 O Lord, against all thy justice: let thy wrath and thy indignation be turned away, I beseech thee, from thy city, Jerusalem, and from thy holy mountain. For by reason of our sins, and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem, and thy people, are a reproach to all that are round about us.

Matthew 23:32-36 Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers. . . .

let they

Psalm 21:3 For thou hast prevented him with blessings of sweetness: thou hast set on his head a crown of precious stones.

Psalm 69:16,17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy mercy is kind; look upon me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies. . . .

we are

Psalm 106:43 Many times did he deliver them. But they provoked him with their counsel: and they were brought low by their iniquities.

Psalm 116:6 The Lord is the keeper of little ones: I was humbled, and he delivered me.

Psalm 142:6 Attend to my supplication: for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Deuteronomy 28:43 The stranger that liveth with thee in the land, shall rise up over thee, and shall be higher: and thou shalt go down, and be lower.

Context
A Prayer for Deliverance
7Because they have devoured Jacob; and have laid waste his place. 8Remember not our former iniquities: let thy mercies speedily prevent us, for we are become exceeding poor.9Help us, O God, our saviour: and for the glory of thy name, O Lord, deliver us: and forgive us our sins for thy name's sake:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:43
The stranger that liveth with thee in the land, shall rise up over thee, and shall be higher: and thou shalt go down, and be lower.

Psalm 21:3
For thou hast prevented him with blessings of sweetness: thou hast set on his head a crown of precious stones.

Psalm 106:6
We have sinned with our fathers: we have acted unjustly, we have wrought iniquity.

Psalm 116:6
The Lord is the keeper of little ones: I was humbled, and he delivered me.

Psalm 142:6
Attend to my supplication: for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Isaiah 26:5
For he shall bring down them that dwell on high, the high city he shall lay low. He shall bring it down even to the ground, he shall pull it down even to the dust.

Isaiah 64:9
Be not very angry, O Lord, and remember no longer our iniquity: behold, see we are all thy people.

Jeremiah 44:21
Was it not the sacrifice that you offered in the cities of Juda, and in the streets of Jerusalem, you and your fathers, your kings, and your princes, and the people of the land, which the Lord hath remembered, and hath it not entered into his heart?

Additional Translations
Do not hold past sins against us; let Your compassion come quickly, for we are brought low.O remember not against us former iniquities: let your tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

Remember not against us the iniquities of our forefathers: Let thy tender mercies speedily meet us; For we are brought very low.

Remember not our old transgressions; let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us; for we are greatly impoverished.

Remember not against us the iniquities of [our] forefathers; let thy tender mercies speedily come to meet us: for we are brought very low.

Remember not against us the iniquities of our forefathers: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily succor us: for we are brought very low.

Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.

Remember not for us the iniquities of forefathers, Haste, let Thy mercies go before us, For we have been very weak.
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