1 as fire sets brushwood alight, as fire makes water boil -- to make your name known to your foes; the nations would tremble at your presence,
Mic 1:3-4 Mark 1:10 Ps 68:8 Rev 20:11 Amos 9:13 Exod 19:11 Exod 19:18-19
2 at the unexpected miracles you would do. (Oh, that you would come down, in your presence the mountains would quake!)
Jer 5:22 Jer 33:9 Ps 99:1 1Kgs 8:41-43 1Sam 17:46-47 Dan 4:1-3 Dan 4:32-37
3 Never has anyone heard, no ear has heard, no eye has seen any god but you act like this for the sake of those who trust him.
Hab 3:3 Ps 66:3 Ps 66:5 Ps 106:22 2Sam 7:23 Deut 4:34 Deut 10:21
4 You come to meet those who are happy to act uprightly; keeping your ways reminds them of you. Yes, you have been angry and we have been sinners; now we persist in your ways and we shall be saved.
Ps 31:19 1Cor 2:9-10 Jas 5:7 Col 1:26-27 Eph 3:17-21 Gen 49:18 Isa 25:9
5 We have all been like unclean things and our upright deeds like filthy rags. We wither, all of us, like leaves, and all our misdeeds carry us off like the wind.
Exod 20:24 Ps 90:7-9 Acts 10:2-4 Acts 10:35 Exod 25:22 Exod 29:42-43 Exod 30:6
6 There is no one to invoke your name, to rouse himself to hold fast to you, for you have hidden your face from us and given us up to the power of our misdeeds.
Eph 2:1-2 Rev 3:17-18 Rom 7:18 Rom 7:24 Ps 90:5-6 Isa 53:6 Job 14:4
7 And yet, Yahweh, you are our Father; we the clay and you our potter, all of us are the work of your hands.
Ezek 22:30 Hos 7:7 Isa 59:16 Deut 31:17-18 Deut 32:19-25 Ezek 22:18-22 Ezek 24:11
8 Yahweh, do not let your anger go too far and do not remember guilt for ever. Look, please, we are all your people;
Isa 29:16 Isa 45:9 Ps 100:3 Eph 2:10 Isa 43:7 Isa 44:21 Isa 63:16
9 your holy cities have become a desert, Zion has become a desert, Jerusalem a wasteland.
Ps 74:1-2 Ps 79:13 2Pet 2:17 Hab 3:2 Isa 43:25 Isa 57:17 Isa 60:10
10 Our holy and glorious Temple, in which our ancestors used to praise you, has been burnt to the ground; all our delight lies in ruins.
Isa 1:7 2Chr 36:19-21 2Kgs 25:9 Dan 9:26-27 Dan 12:7 Lam 1:1-4 Lam 2:4-8
11 Yahweh, can you restrain yourself at all this? Will you stay silent and afflict us beyond endurance?
2Kgs 25:9 Ps 74:5-7 2Chr 36:19 Lam 1:7 Lam 1:10-11 Ezek 24:21 Jer 52:13