Psalm 90
New American Standard Bible 1995English Standard Version
1A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.1Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.
2Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.2Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.
3You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."3You return man to dust and say, “Return, O children of man!”
4For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.4For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night.
5You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.5You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream, like grass that is renewed in the morning:
6In the morning it flourishes and sprouts anew; Toward evening it fades and withers away.6in the morning it flourishes and is renewed; in the evening it fades and withers.
7For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.7For we are brought to an end by your anger; by your wrath we are dismayed.
8You have placed our iniquities before You, Our secret sins in the light of Your presence.8You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.
9For all our days have declined in Your fury; We have finished our years like a sigh.9For all our days pass away under your wrath; we bring our years to an end like a sigh.
10As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years, Or if due to strength, eighty years, Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow; For soon it is gone and we fly away.10The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away.
11Who understands the power of Your anger And Your fury, according to the fear that is due You?11Who considers the power of your anger, and your wrath according to the fear of you?
12So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.12So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
13Do return, O LORD; how long will it be? And be sorry for Your servants.13Return, O LORD! How long? Have pity on your servants!
14O satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness, That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.14Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15Make us glad according to the days You have afflicted us, And the years we have seen evil.15Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, and for as many years as we have seen evil.
16Let Your work appear to Your servants And Your majesty to their children.16Let your work be shown to your servants, and your glorious power to their children.
17Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.17Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!
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Psalm 89
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