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Psalms 79:9

    Psalms 79:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for your name's sake.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name; And deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give us help, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; take us out of danger and give us forgiveness for our sins, because of your name.

    Webster's Revision

    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name; And deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake.

    World English Bible

    Help us, God of our salvation, for the glory of your name. Deliver us, and forgive our sins, for your name's sake.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 79:9

    Purge away our sins - כפר capper, be propitiated, or receive an atonement (על חטאתינו al chattotheynu) on account of our sins.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 79:9

    Help us, O God of our salvation - On whom our salvation depends; who alone can save us.

    For the glory of thy name - That thy name may be honored. We are thy professed people; we have been redeemed by thee; and thine honor will be affected by the question whether we are saved or destroyed, It is the highest and purest ground for prayer, that the glory or honor of God may be promoted. See the notes at Matthew 6:9, notes at Matthew 6:13; notes at John 12:28; notes at Daniel 9:19.

    And deliver us - From our enemies.

    And purge away our sins - Forgive our sins, or cleanse us from them. The original word is that which is commonly used to denote an atonement. Compare in the Hebrew, Daniel 9:24,; Ezekiel 45:20; Exodus 30:15; Exodus 32:30; Leviticus 4:20; Leviticus 5:26; Leviticus 16:6, Leviticus 16:11, Leviticus 16:24.

    For thy name's sake - See the notes at Daniel 9:19.