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Psalm 71 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:1 - In thee, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - In thy righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline thy ear to me, and save me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:3 - Be thou to me a rock of refuge, a strong fortress, to save me, for thou art my rock and my fortress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:4 - Rescue me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and cruel man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - For thou, O Lord, art my hope, my trust, O LORD, from my youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - Upon thee I have leaned from my birth; thou art he who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I have been as a portent to many; but thou art my strong refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:8 - My mouth is filled with thy praise, and with thy glory all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:9 - Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:10 - For my enemies speak concerning me, those who watch for my life consult together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:11 - and say, "God has forsaken him; pursue and seize him, for there is none to deliver him."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:12 - O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste to help me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - May my accusers be put to shame and consumed; with scorn and disgrace may they be covered who seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:14 - But I will hope continually, and will praise thee yet more and more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - My mouth will tell of thy righteous acts, of thy deeds of salvation all the day, for their number is past my knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - With the mighty deeds of the Lord GOD I will come, I will praise thy righteousness, thine alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - O God, from my youth thou hast taught me, and I still proclaim thy wondrous deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:18 - So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, till I proclaim thy might to all the generations to come. Thy power
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - and thy righteousness, O God, reach the high heavens. Thou who hast done great things, O God, who is like thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:20 - Thou who hast made me see many sore troubles wilt revive me again; from the depths of the earth thou wilt bring me up again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - Thou wilt increase my honor, and comfort me again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I will also praise thee with the harp for thy faithfulness, O my God; I will sing praises to thee with the lyre, O Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to thee; my soul also, which thou hast rescued.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - And my tongue will talk of thy righteous help all the day long, for they have been put to shame and disgraced who sought to do me hurt.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


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

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