Psalm 90
New International VersionNew American Standard Bible 1995
1A prayer of Moses the man of God. Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.1A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.
2Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.2Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
3You turn people back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, you mortals."3You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."
4A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night.4For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.
5Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death-- they are like the new grass of the morning:5You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.
6In the morning it springs up new, but by evening it is dry and withered.6In the morning it flourishes and sprouts anew; Toward evening it fades and withers away.
7We are consumed by your anger and terrified by your indignation.7For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.
8You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.8You have placed our iniquities before You, Our secret sins in the light of Your presence.
9All our days pass away under your wrath; we finish our years with a moan.9For all our days have declined in Your fury; We have finished our years like a sigh.
10Our days may come to seventy years, or eighty, if our strength endures; yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.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.
11If only we knew the power of your anger! Your wrath is as great as the fear that is your due.11Who understands the power of Your anger And Your fury, according to the fear that is due You?
12Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.12So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.
13Relent, LORD! How long will it be? Have compassion on your servants.13Do return, O LORD; how long will it be? And be sorry for Your servants.
14Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.14O satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness, That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
15Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen trouble.15Make us glad according to the days You have afflicted us, And the years we have seen evil.
16May your deeds be shown to your servants, your splendor to their children.16Let Your work appear to Your servants And Your majesty to their children.
17May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us-- yes, establish the work of our hands.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.
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