Psalms 71:1 ←
In you, Yahweh, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.
Psalms 71:2 ←
Deliver me in your righteousness, and rescue me. Turn your ear to me, and save me.
Psalms 71:3 ←
Be to me a rock of refuge to which I may always go. Give the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.
Psalms 71:4 ←
Rescue me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
Psalms 71:5 ←
For you are my hope, Lord Yahweh, my confidence from my youth.
Psalms 71:6 ←
I have relied on you from the womb. You are he who took me out of my mother’s womb. I will always praise you.
Psalms 71:7 ←
I am a marvel to many, but you are my strong refuge.
Psalms 71:8 ←
My mouth shall be filled with your praise, with your honor all day long.
Psalms 71:9 ←
Don’t reject me in my old age. Don’t forsake me when my strength fails.
Psalms 71:10 ←
For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,
Psalms 71:11 ←
saying, “God has forsaken him. Pursue and take him, for no one will rescue him.”
Psalms 71:12 ←
God, don’t be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.
Psalms 71:13 ←
Let my accusers be disappointed and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.
Psalms 71:14 ←
But I will always hope, and will add to all of your praise.
Psalms 71:15 ←
My mouth will tell about your righteousness, and of your salvation all day, though I don’t know its full measure.
Psalms 71:16 ←
I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord Yahweh. I will make mention of your righteousness, even of yours alone.
Psalms 71:17 ←
God, you have taught me from my youth. Until now, I have declared your wondrous works.
Psalms 71:18 ←
Yes, even when I am old and gray-haired, God, don’t forsake me, until I have declared your strength to the next generation, your might to everyone who is to come.
Psalms 71:19 ←
God, your righteousness also reaches to the heavens. You have done great things. God, who is like you?
Psalms 71:20 ←
You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.
Psalms 71:21 ←
Increase my honor and comfort me again.
Psalms 71:22 ←
I will also praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I sing praises to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.
Psalms 71:23 ←
My lips shall shout for joy! My soul, which you have redeemed, sings praises to you!
Psalms 71:24 ←
My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, for they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me.