79:9 Help us, O God, our deliverer!
For the sake of your glorious reputation, 1 rescue us!
Forgive our sins for the sake of your reputation! 2
79:10 Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?”
Before our very eyes may the shed blood of your servants
be avenged among the nations! 3
1 tn Heb “the glory of your name.” Here and in the following line “name” stands metonymically for God’s reputation.
2 tn Heb “your name.”
3 tn Heb “may it be known among the nations, to our eyes, the vengeance of the shed blood of your servants.”