Psalm 71:9
Text Analysis
408 [e]אַֽל־
7993 [e]תַּ֭שְׁלִיכֵנִי
do cast me offV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms | 1cs
6256 [e]לְעֵ֣ת
in the timePrep-l | N-csc
2209 [e]זִקְנָ֑ה
of old ageN-fs
3615 [e]כִּכְל֥וֹת
when failsPrep-k | V-Qal-Inf
3581 [e]כֹּ֝חִ֗י
My strengthN-msc | 1cs
408 [e]אַֽל־
5800 [e]תַּעַזְבֵֽנִי׃
do forsake meV-Qal-Imperf-2ms | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 71:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַֽל־תַּ֭שְׁלִיכֵנִי לְעֵ֣ת זִקְנָ֑ה כִּכְלֹ֥ות כֹּ֝חִ֗י אַֽל־תַּעַזְבֵֽנִי׃

תהילים 71:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אל־תשליכני לעת זקנה ככלות כחי אל־תעזבני׃

תהילים 71:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אל־תשליכני לעת זקנה ככלות כחי אל־תעזבני׃

תהילים 71:9 Hebrew Bible
אל תשליכני לעת זקנה ככלות כחי אל תעזבני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails.

King James Bible
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't discard me in my old age; as my strength fails, do not abandon me.
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