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Psalm 31 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:1 - To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. In Thee, O Jehovah, I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed to the age, In Thy righteousness deliver me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:2 - Incline unto me Thine ear hastily, deliver me, Be to me for a strong rock, For a house of bulwarks to save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For my rock and my bulwark art Thou, For Thy name's sake lead me and tend me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:4 - Bring me out from the net that they hid for me, For Thou art my strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:5 - Into Thy hand I commit my spirit, Thou hast redeemed me, Jehovah God of truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:6 - I have hated the observers of lying vanities, And I toward Jehovah have been confident.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:7 - I rejoice, and am glad in Thy kindness, In that Thou hast seen mine affliction, Thou hast known in adversities my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:8 - And Thou hast not shut me up, Into the hand of an enemy, Thou hast caused my feet to stand in a broad place.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:9 - Favour me, O Jehovah, for distress is to me, Mine eye, my soul, and my body Have become old by provocation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:10 - For my life hath been consumed in sorrow And my years in sighing. Feeble because of mine iniquity hath been my strength, And my bones have become old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:11 - Among all mine adversaries I have been a reproach, And to my neighbours exceedingly, And a fear to mine acquaintances, Those seeing me without -- fled from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:12 - I have been forgotten as dead out of mind, I have been as a perishing vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:13 - For I have heard an evil account of many, Fear is round about. In their being united against me, To take my life they have devised,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:14 - And I on Thee -- I have trusted, O Jehovah, I have said, 'Thou art my God.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:15 - In Thy hand are my times, Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, And from my pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:16 - Cause Thy face to shine on Thy servant, Save me in Thy kindness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:17 - O Jehovah, let me not be ashamed, For I have called Thee, let the wicked be ashamed, Let them become silent to Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:18 - Let lips of falsehood become dumb, That are speaking against the righteous, Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:19 - How abundant is Thy goodness, That Thou hast laid up for those fearing Thee,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:20 - Thou hast wrought for those trusting in Thee, Before sons of men. Thou hidest them in the secret place of Thy presence, From artifices of man, Thou concealest them in a tabernacle, From the strife of tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:21 - Blessed is Jehovah, For He hath made marvellous His kindness To me in a city of bulwarks.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:22 - And I -- I have said in my haste, 'I have been cut off from before Thine eyes,' But Thou hast heard the voice of my supplications, In my crying unto Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:23 - Love Jehovah, all ye His saints, Jehovah is keeping the faithful, And recompensing abundantly a proud doer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:24 - Be strong, and He strengtheneth your heart, All ye who are waiting for Jehovah!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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

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