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Psalms 71

Psalms 71:1  
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

Psalms 71:2  
Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

Psalms 71:3  
Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

Psalms 71:4  
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

Psalms 71:5  
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.

Psalms 71:6  
By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.

Psalms 71:7  
I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.

Psalms 71:8  
Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.

Psalms 71:9  
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

Psalms 71:10  
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

Psalms 71:11  
Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.

Psalms 71:12  
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

Psalms 71:13  
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

Psalms 71:14  
But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.

Psalms 71:15  
My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

Psalms 71:16  
I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

Psalms 71:17  
O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

Psalms 71:18  
Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

Psalms 71:19  
Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

Psalms 71:20  
Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalms 71:21  
Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.

Psalms 71:22  
I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.

Psalms 71:23  
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

Psalms 71:24  
My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.


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