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Psalm 71 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:1 - In you, O LORD, I have taken shelter! Never let me be humiliated!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - Vindicate me by rescuing me! Listen to me! Deliver me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:3 - Be my protector and refuge, a stronghold where I can be safe! For you are my high ridge and my stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:4 - My God, rescue me from the power of the wicked, from the hand of the cruel oppressor!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - For you give me confidence, O Lord; O LORD, I have trusted in you since I was young.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - I have leaned on you since birth; you pulled me from my mother's womb. I praise you continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - Many are appalled when they see me, but you are my secure shelter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:8 - I praise you constantly and speak of your splendor all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:9 - Do not reject me in my old age! When my strength fails, do not abandon me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:10 - For my enemies talk about me; those waiting for a chance to kill me plot my demise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:11 - They say, "God has abandoned him. Run and seize him, for there is no one who will rescue him!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:12 - O God, do not remain far away from me! My God, hurry and help me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - May my accusers be humiliated and defeated! May those who want to harm me be covered with scorn and disgrace!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:14 - As for me, I will wait continually, and will continue to praise you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - I will tell about your justice, and all day long proclaim your salvation, though I cannot fathom its full extent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - I will come and tell about the mighty acts of the sovereign LORD. I will proclaim your justice - yours alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - O God, you have taught me since I was young, and I am still declaring your amazing deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:18 - Even when I am old and gray, O God, do not abandon me, until I tell the next generation about your strength, and those coming after me about your power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - Your justice, O God, extends to the skies above; you have done great things. O God, who can compare to you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:20 - Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - Raise me to a position of great honor! Turn and comfort me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I will express my thanks to you with a stringed instrument, praising your faithfulness, O my God! I will sing praises to you accompanied by a harp, O Holy One of Israel!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips will shout for joy! Yes, I will sing your praises! I will praise you when you rescue me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - All day long my tongue will also tell about your justice, for those who want to harm me will be embarrassed and ashamed.

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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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