Psalm 71
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1In You, O YHWH, I have trusted, "" Do not let me be disappointed for all time.

2You deliver me in Your righteousness, "" And cause me to escape, "" Incline Your ear to me, and save me.

3Be a rock to me—a habitation, "" To go in continually, "" You have given command to save me, "" For You [are] my rock and my bulwark.

4O my God, cause me to escape "" From the hand of the wicked, "" From the hand of the perverse and violent.

5For You [are] my hope, O Lord YHWH, "" My trust from my youth.

6I have been supported from the womb by You, "" You cut me out from my mother’s bowels, "" My praise [is] continually in You.

7I have been as a wonder to many, "" And You [are] my strong refuge.

8My mouth is filled [with] Your praise, "" All the day [with] Your beauty.

9Do not cast me off at the time of old age, "" Do not forsake me according to the consumption of my power.

10For my enemies have spoken against me, "" And those watching my soul have taken counsel together,

11Saying, “God has forsaken him, "" Pursue and catch him, for there is no deliverer.”

12O God, do not be far from me, "" O my God, make haste for my help.

13They are ashamed, they are consumed, "" Who are opposing my soul, "" They are covered [with] reproach and blushing, "" Who are seeking my evil,

14And I continually wait with hope, "" And have added to all Your praise.

15My mouth recounts Your righteousness, "" All the day Your salvation, "" For I have not known the numbers.

16I come in [the] might of Lord YHWH, "" I mention Your righteousness—Yours alone.

17God, You have taught me from my youth, "" And until now I declare Your wonders.

18And also to old age and grey hairs, "" O God, do not forsake me, "" Until I declare Your strength to a generation, "" Your might to everyone that comes.

19And Your righteousness, O God, [is] to the heights, "" Because You have done great things, "" O God, who [is] like You?

20Because You have showed me many and sad distresses, "" You turn back—You revive me, "" And from the depths of the earth, "" You turn back—You bring me up.

21You increase my greatness, "" And You surround—You comfort me,

22I also thank You with a vessel of stringed instrument, "" Your truth, O my God, I sing to You with a harp, "" O Holy One of Israel,

23My lips cry aloud when I sing praise to You, "" And my soul that You have redeemed,

24My tongue also utters Your righteousness all the day, "" Because ashamed—because confounded, "" Have been those seeking my evil!

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Psalm 70
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