71 In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed. 2 In Your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; Incline Your ear to me and save me. 3 Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come; You have given commandment to save me, For You are my [a]rock and my fortress. 4 Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the [b]grasp of the wrongdoer and ruthless man, 5 For You are my hope; O Lord [c]God, You are my confidence from my youth. 6 [d]By You I have been sustained from my birth; You are He who took me from my mother’s womb; My praise is continually [e]of You.
7 I have become a marvel to many, For You are my strong refuge. 8 My mouth is filled with Your praise And with Your glory all day long. 9 Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails. 10 For my enemies have spoken [f]against me; And those who watch for my [g]life have consulted together, 11 Saying, “God has forsaken him; Pursue and seize him, for there is no one to deliver.”
12 O God, do not be far from me; O my God, hasten to my help! 13 Let those who are adversaries of my soul be ashamed and consumed; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor, who seek [h]to injure me. 14 But as for me, I will hope continually, And will [i]praise You yet more and more. 15 My mouth shall tell of Your righteousness And of Your salvation all day long; For I do not know the [j]sum of them. 16 I will come with the mighty deeds of the Lord [k]God; I will make mention of Your righteousness, Yours alone.
17 O God, You have taught me from my youth, And I still declare Your wondrous deeds. 18 And even when I amold and gray, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Your [l]strength to this generation, Your power to all who are to come. 19 [m]For Your righteousness, O God, reaches to the [n]heavens, You who have done great things; O God, who is like You? 20 You who have shown [o]me many troubles and distresses Will revive [p]me again, And will bring [q]me up again from the depths of the earth. 21 May You increase my greatness And turn tocomfort me.
22 I will also praise You with [r]a harp, Even Your [s]truth, O my God; To You I will sing praises with the lyre, O Holy One of Israel. 23 My lips will shout for joy when I sing praises to You; And my soul, which You have redeemed. 24 My tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long; For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek [t]my hurt.
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Want to get the most out of Bible Gateway? Find out why Bible Gateway Plus is the ultimate toolkit for anyone seeking to grow closer to the Word. For less than the cost of a latte, Plus membership gives you access to a complete digital Bible study library and reduced banner ads. Try it free for 30 days!