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thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put
71:2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me
to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
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.
71:4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the
wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel
71:5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my
trust from my youth.
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.
71:7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my
71:8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with
thy honour all the day.
71:9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake
me not when my strength faileth.
71:10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they
that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
71:11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and
take him; for there is none to deliver him.
71:12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make
haste for my help.
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.
71:14 But I will hope continually, and will yet
praise thee more and more.
71:15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness
and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the
71:16 I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I
will make mention of thy righteousness, even of
71:17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and
hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
71:18 Now also when I am old and greyheaded, O God,
forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength
unto this generation, and thy power to every one
that is to come.
71:19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high,
who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto
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.
71:21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort
me on every side.
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.
71:23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto
thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
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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A prophecy of the coming
of Christ, and of his kingdom: prefigured by Solomon and his happy
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A prophecy of the coming of Christ, and of
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