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Psalm 71 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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God the Rock of Salvation
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:1 - In You, O LORD, I put my trust;
Let me never be put to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - Deliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape;
Incline Your ear to me, and save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:3 - Be my strong refuge,
To which I may resort continually;
You have given the commandment to save me,
For You are my rock and my fortress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:4 - Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked,
Out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - For You are my hope, O Lord GOD;
You are my trust from my youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - By You I have been upheld from birth;
You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb.
My praise shall be continually of You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I have become as a wonder to many,
But You are my strong refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:8 - Let my mouth be filled with Your praise
And with Your glory all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:9 - Do not cast me off in the time of old age;
Do not forsake me when my strength fails.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:10 - For my enemies speak against me;
And those who lie in wait for my life take counsel together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:11 - Saying, “God has forsaken him;
Pursue and take him, for there is none to deliver him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:12 - O God, do not be far from me;
O my God, make haste to help me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - Let them be confounded and consumed
Who are adversaries of my life;
Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor
Who seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:14 - But I will hope continually,
And will praise You yet more and more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - My mouth shall tell of Your righteousness
And Your salvation all the day,
For I do not know their limits.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD;
I will make mention of Your righteousness, of Yours only.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - O God, You have taught me from my youth;
And to this day I declare Your wondrous works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:18 - Now also when I am old and grayheaded,
O God, do not forsake me,
Until I declare Your strength to this generation,
Your power to everyone who is to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - Also Your righteousness, O God, is very high,
You who have done great things;
O God, who is like You?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:20 - You, who have shown me great and severe troubles,
Shall revive me again,
And bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - You shall increase my greatness,
And comfort me on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - Also with the lute I will praise You—
And Your faithfulness, O my God!
To You I will sing with the harp,
O Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing to You,
And my soul, which You have redeemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - My tongue also shall talk of Your righteousness all the day long;
For they are confounded,
For they are brought to shame
Who seek my hurt.

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

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