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Psalm 71 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:1 - In Thee, O Jehovah, I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed to the age.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - In Thy righteousness Thou dost deliver me, And dost cause me to escape, Incline unto me Thine ear, and save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:3 - Be to me for a rock -- a habitation, To go in continually, Thou hast given command to save me, For my rock and my bulwark art Thou.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:4 - O my God, cause me to escape From the hand of the wicked, From the hand of the perverse and violent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - For Thou art my hope, O Lord Jehovah, My trust from my youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - By Thee I have been supported from the womb, From my mother's bowels Thou dost cut me out, In Thee is my praise continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - As a wonder I have been to many, And Thou art my strong refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:8 - Filled is my mouth with Thy praise, All the day with Thy beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:9 - Cast me not off at the time of old age, According to the consumption of my power forsake me not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:10 - For mine enemies have spoken against me, And those watching my soul have taken counsel together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:11 - Saying, 'God hath forsaken him, Pursue and catch him, for there is no deliverer.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:12 - O God, be not far from me, O my God, for my help make haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - They are ashamed, they are consumed, Who are opposing my soul, They are covered with reproach and blushing, Who are seeking my evil,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:14 - And I continually do wait with hope, And have added unto all Thy praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - My mouth recounteth Thy righteousness, All the day Thy salvation, For I have not known the numbers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - I come in the might of the Lord Jehovah, I mention Thy righteousness -- Thine only.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - God, Thou hast taught me from my youth, And hitherto I declare Thy wonders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:18 - And also unto old age and grey hairs, O God, forsake me not, Till I declare Thy strength to a generation, To every one that cometh Thy might.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - And Thy righteousness, O God, is unto the heights, Because Thou hast done great things, O God, who is like Thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:20 - Because Thou hast showed me many and sad distresses, Thou turnest back -- Thou revivest me, And from the depths of the earth, Thou turnest back -- Thou bringest me up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - Thou dost increase my greatness, And Thou surroundest -- Thou comfortest me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I also thank Thee with a vessel of psaltery, Thy truth, O my God, I sing to Thee with a harp, O Holy One of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips cry aloud when I sing praise to Thee, And my soul that Thou hast redeemed,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - My tongue also all the day uttereth Thy righteousness, Because ashamed -- because confounded, Have been those seeking my evil!

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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