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Psalm 90 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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God's Eternity and Man's Transitoriness.

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A Prayer of Moses the man of God.
Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place
In all generations.
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Before the mountains were brought forth,
Or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world,
Even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.
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Thou turnest man to destruction,
And sayest, Return, ye children of men.
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For a thousand years in thy sight
Are but as yesterday when it is past,
And as a watch in the night.
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Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep:
In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
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In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up;
In the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
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For we are consumed in thine anger,
And in thy wrath are we troubled.
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Thou hast set our iniquities before thee,
Our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
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For all our days are passed away in thy wrath:
We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
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The days of our years are threescore years and ten,
Or even by reason of strength fourscore years;
Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow;
For it is soon gone, and we fly away.
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Who knoweth the power of thine anger,
And thy wrath according to the fear that is due unto thee?
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So teach us to number our days,
That we may get us a heart of wisdom.
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Return, O Jehovah; how long?
And let it repent thee concerning thy servants.
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Oh satisfy us in the morning with thy lovingkindness,
That we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
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Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us,
And the years wherein we have seen evil.
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Let thy work appear unto thy servants,
And thy glory upon their children.
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And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us;
And establish thou the work of our hands upon us;
Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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