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Psalm 70 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Prayer for Relief from Adversaries
(Ps. 40:13–17 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:1 - To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. To bring to remembrance.

Make haste, O God, to deliver me!
Make haste to help me, O LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:2 - Let them be ashamed and confounded
Who seek my life;
Let them be turned back[fn] and confused
Who desire my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:3 - Let them be turned back because of their shame,
Who say, “Aha, aha!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:4 - Let all those who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
And let those who love Your salvation say continually,
“Let God be magnified!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:5 - But I am poor and needy;
Make haste to me, O God!
You are my help and my deliverer;
O LORD, do not delay.
NKJV Footnotes
Following Masoretic Text, Septuagint, Targum, and Vulgate; some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac read be appalled (compare 40:15).

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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