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Restore us again, God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us.
King James Bible
Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.
Darby Bible Translation
Bring us back, O God of our salvation, and cause thine indignation toward us to cease.
World English Bible
Turn us, God of our salvation, and cause your indignation toward us to cease.
Young's Literal Translation
Turn back to us, O God of our salvation, And make void Thine anger with us.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Turn us, O God of our salvation - Thou hast turned our captivity; now convert our souls. And they find a reason for their prayer in an attribute of their God; the God of their salvation. And as his work was to save, they beg that his anger towards them might cease. The Israelites were not restored from their captivity all at once. A few returned with Zerubbabel; some more with Ezra and Nehemiah; but a great number still remained in Babylonia, Media, Assyria, Egypt, and other parts. The request of the psalmist is, to have a complete restoration of all the Israelites from all places of their dispersion.
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turn us. The israelites were not restored from their captivity all at once; a few returned with Zerubbabel, some more with Ezra and Nehemiah; but a great number still remained in Babylonia, Media, Assyria, etc; and therefore the Psalmist prays for a complete restoration.
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You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas,
Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.
Restore us, God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.
Lord, in keeping with all your righteous acts, turn away your anger and your wrath from Jerusalem, your city, your holy hill. Our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors have made Jerusalem and your people an object of scorn to all those around us.
Then I cried out, "Sovereign LORD, I beg you, stop! How can Jacob survive? He is so small!"
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