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Chapter
Psalms 71

Book of Psalms - Chapter 71

Psalms 71:1

In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

Psalms 71:2

Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

Psalms 71:3

Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou [art] my rock and my fortress.

Psalms 71:4

Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

Psalms 71:5

For thou [art] my hope, O Lord GOD: [thou art] my trust from my youth.

Psalms 71:6

By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise [shall be] continually of thee.

Psalms 71:7

I am as a wonder unto many; but thou [art] my strong refuge.

Psalms 71:8

Let my mouth be filled [with] thy praise [and with] thy honour all the day.

Psalms 71:9

Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

Psalms 71:10

For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

Psalms 71:11

Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for [there is] none to deliver [him].

Psalms 71:12

O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

Psalms 71:13

Let them be confounded [and] consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered [with] reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

Psalms 71:14

But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.

Psalms 71:15

My mouth shall show forth thy righteousness [and] thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers [thereof].

Psalms 71:16

I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.

Psalms 71:17

O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

Psalms 71:18

Now also when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed thy strength unto [this] generation, [and] thy power to every one [that] is to come.

Psalms 71:19

Thy righteousness also, O God, [is] very high, who hast done great things: O God, who [is] like unto thee!

Psalms 71:20

[Thou], which hast showed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalms 71:21

Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.

Psalms 71:22

I will also praise thee with the psaltery, [even] thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.

Psalms 71:23

My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

Psalms 71:24

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.