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Psalm 61 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by stringed instruments.

O God, listen to my cry!
Hear my prayer!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:2 - From the ends of the earth,
I cry to you for help
when my heart is overwhelmed.
Lead me to the towering rock of safety,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 - for you are my safe refuge,
a fortress where my enemies cannot reach me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:4 - Let me live forever in your sanctuary,
safe beneath the shelter of your wings!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:5 - For you have heard my vows, O God.
You have given me an inheritance reserved for those who fear your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:6 - Add many years to the life of the king!
May his years span the generations!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:7 - May he reign under God’s protection forever.
May your unfailing love and faithfulness watch over him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:8 - Then I will sing praises to your name forever
as I fulfill my vows each day.

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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