PS 79 This psalm seems to have been written by the later Asaph, upon the destruction of Jerusalem by the Chaldeans. It contains, a representation of the deplorable condition of the Jews, ver. 1-5. And a petition for deliverance, ver. 6-13. A psalm of Asaph.
Verse 8. Prevent - Prevent our utter extirpation.
Verse 11. The prisoner - Of thy poor people now in captivity.