Psalm 74:2
Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the rod of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein you have dwelled.
Treasury of Scripture


Exodus 15:16 Fear and dread shall fall on them; by the greatness of your arm they shall be as still as a stone; till your people pass over, O LORD...

Deuteronomy 9:29 Yet they are your people and your inheritance, which you brought out by your mighty power and by your stretched out arm.

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

rod. or, tribe

Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 106:40 Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, so that he abhorred his own inheritance.

Psalm 135:4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Deuteronomy 4:20 But the LORD has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance...

Deuteronomy 32:9 For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Jeremiah 10:16 The portion of Jacob is not like them: for he is the former of all things; and Israel is the rod of his inheritance...


Isaiah 51:11 Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing to Zion; and everlasting joy shall be on their head...

Isaiah 62:12 And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the LORD: and you shall be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Revelation 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain...

this mount

Psalm 48:1,2 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness...

Psalm 78:68,69 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Why Have You Rejected Us Forever?

1O God, why have you cast us off for ever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture? 2Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the rod of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein you have dwelled. 3Lift up your feet to the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy has done wickedly in the sanctuary. 4Your enemies roar in the middle of your congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs. 5A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes on the thick trees. 6But now they break down the carved work thereof at once with axes and hammers. 7They have cast fire into your sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of your name to the ground. 8They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land. 9We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows how long. 10O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme your name for ever? 11Why withdraw you your hand, even your right hand? pluck it out of your bosom. 12For God is my King of old, working salvation in the middle of the earth. 13You did divide the sea by your strength: you brake the heads of the dragons in the waters. 14You brake the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gave him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness. 15You did split the fountain and the flood: you dried up mighty rivers. 16The day is yours, the night also is yours: you have prepared the light and the sun. 17You have set all the borders of the earth: you have made summer and winter. 18Remember this, that the enemy has reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed your name. 19O deliver not the soul of your turtledove to the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of your poor for ever. 20Have respect to the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty. 21O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise your name. 22Arise, O God, plead your own cause: remember how the foolish man reproaches you daily. 23Forget not the voice of your enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against you increases continually.
Parallel Verses
American Standard Version
Remember thy congregation, which thou hast gotten of old, Which thou hast redeemed to be the tribe of thine inheritance; And mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Remember thy congregation, which thou hast possessed from the beginning. The sceptre of thy inheritance which thou hast redeemed: mount Sion in which thou hast dwelt.

Darby Bible Translation
Remember thine assembly, which thou hast purchased of old, which thou hast redeemed to be the portion of thine inheritance, this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.

King James Bible
Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.

Young's Literal Translation
Remember Thy company. Thou didst purchase of old, Thou didst redeem the rod of Thy inheritance, This mount Zion -- Thou didst dwell in it.

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