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Psalms 71

Book of Psalms - Chapter 71

Psalms 71:1

In you, the LORD, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.

Psalms 71:2

Deliver me in your righteousness, and rescue me. Turn your ear to me, and save me.

Psalms 71:3

Be to me a rock of refuge to which I may always go. Give the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

Psalms 71:4

Rescue me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

Psalms 71:5

For you are my hope, Lord the LORD; my confidence from my youth.

Psalms 71:6

I have relied on you from the womb. You are he who took me out of my mother's womb. I will always praise you.

Psalms 71:7

I am a marvel to many, but you are my strong refuge.

Psalms 71:8

My mouth shall be filled with your praise, with your honor all the day.

Psalms 71:9

Don't reject me in my old age. Don't forsake me when my strength fails.

Psalms 71:10

For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,

Psalms 71:11

saying, "God has forsaken him. Pursue and take him, for no one will rescue him."

Psalms 71:12

God, don't be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.

Psalms 71:13

Let my accusers be disappointed and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.

Psalms 71:14

But I will always hope, and will add to all of your praise.

Psalms 71:15

My mouth will tell about your righteousness, and of your salvation all day, though I don't know its full measure.

Psalms 71:16

I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord the LORD. I will make mention of your righteousness, even of yours alone.

Psalms 71:17

God, you have taught me from my youth. Until now, I have declared your wondrous works.

Psalms 71:18

Yes, even when I am old and gray-haired, God, don't forsake me, until I have declared your strength to the next generation, your might to everyone who is to come.

Psalms 71:19

Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; you have done great things. God, who is like you?

Psalms 71:20

You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalms 71:21

Increase my honor, and comfort me again.

Psalms 71:22

I will also praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I sing praises to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.

Psalms 71:23

My lips shall shout for joy! My soul, which you have redeemed, sings praises to you!

Psalms 71:24

My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, for they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me. By Solomon.