Psalms 70

Psalm 701

For the music director; by David; written to get God’s attention.2

70:1 O God, please be willing to rescue me!3

O Lord, hurry and help me!4

70:2 May those who are trying to take my life

be embarrassed and ashamed!5

May those who want to harm me

be turned back and ashamed!6

70:3 May those who say, “Aha! Aha!”

be driven back7 and disgraced!8

70:4 May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you!

May those who love to experience9 your deliverance say continually,10

“May God11 be praised!”12

70:5 I am oppressed and needy!13

O God, hurry to me!14

You are my helper and my deliverer!

O Lord,15 do not delay!

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