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Psalm 90 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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God's Eternity and Man's Transitoriness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:1 - A Prayer of [fn]Moses, the man of God.
Lord, You have been our [fn]dwelling place in all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:2 - Before the mountains were born
[fn]Or You gave birth to the earth and the world,
Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:3 - You turn man back into dust
And say, “Return, O children of men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:4 - For a thousand years in Your sight
Are like yesterday when it passes by,
[fn]Or as a watch in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:5 - You have [fn]swept them away like a flood, they [fn]fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which [fn]sprouts anew.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:6 - In the morning it flourishes and [fn]sprouts anew;
Toward evening it fades and withers away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:7 - For we have been consumed by Your anger
And by Your wrath we have been [fn]dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:8 - You have placed our iniquities before You,
Our secret sins in the light of Your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:9 - For all our days have declined in Your fury;
We have finished our years like a [fn]sigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:10 - As for the days of our [fn]life, [fn]they contain seventy years,
Or if due to strength, eighty years,
Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow;
For soon it is gone and we fly away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:11 - Who [fn]understands the power of Your anger
And Your fury, according to the fear [fn]that is due You?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:12 - So teach us to number our days,
That we may [fn]present to You a heart of wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:13 - Do return, O LORD; how long will it be?
And [fn]be sorry for Your servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - O satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness,
That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:15 - Make us glad [fn]according to the days You have afflicted us,
And the years we have seen [fn]evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:16 - Let Your work appear to Your servants
And Your majesty [fn]to their children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:17 - Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us;
And [fn]confirm for us the work of our hands;
Yes, [fn]confirm the work of our hands.
NASB95 Footnotes
Deut 33:1
Or, hiding place; some ancient mss read place of refuge
Or, And
Or, And
Or, flooded
Literally: become asleep
Or, passes away
Or, passes away
Or, terrified
Or, whisper
Literally: years
Literally: in them are
Or, knows
Literally: of You
Or, gain, bring in
Or, repent in regard to
Or, as many days as
Or, trouble
Or, upon
Or, give permanence to

New American Standard Bible 1995
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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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