Psalm 71:1
New International Version
In you, LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame.

New Living Translation
O LORD, I have come to you for protection; don’t let me be disgraced.

English Standard Version
In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame!

Berean Standard Bible
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame.

King James Bible
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

New King James Version
In You, O LORD, I put my trust; Let me never be put to shame.

New American Standard Bible
In You, LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be put to shame.

NASB 1995
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.

NASB 1977
In Thee, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.

Legacy Standard Bible
In You, O Yahweh, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.

Amplified Bible
In you, O LORD, I have put my trust and confidently taken refuge; Let me never be put to shame.

Christian Standard Bible
LORD, I seek refuge in you; let me never be disgraced.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
LORD, I seek refuge in You; let me never be disgraced.

American Standard Version
In thee, O Jehovah, do I take refuge: Let me never be put to shame.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In you, LORD JEHOVAH, I have hope; I shall never be ashamed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
By David, a Psalm sung by the sons of Jonadab, and the first that were taken captive. O Lord, I have hoped in thee: let me never be put to shame.

Contemporary English Version
I run to you, LORD, for protection. Don't disappoint me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A psalm for David. Of the sons of Jonadab, and the former captives. In thee, O Lord, I have hoped, let me never be put to confusion:

English Revised Version
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be ashamed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have taken refuge in you, O LORD. Never let me be put to shame.

Good News Translation
LORD, I have come to you for protection; never let me be defeated!

International Standard Version
In you, LORD, I take refuge; let me never be humiliated.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In Thee, O LORD, have I taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.

Literal Standard Version
In You, O YHWH, I have trusted, | Do not let me be disappointed for all time.

Majority Standard Bible
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame.

New American Bible
In you, LORD, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame.

NET Bible
In you, O LORD, I have taken shelter! Never let me be humiliated!

New Revised Standard Version
In you, O LORD, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame.

New Heart English Bible
In you, LORD, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.

Webster's Bible Translation
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

World English Bible
In you, Yahweh, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.

Young's Literal Translation
In Thee, O Jehovah, I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed to the age.

Additional Translations ...
Context
In You, O LORD, I Have Taken Refuge
1In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame. 2In Your justice, rescue and deliver me; incline Your ear and save me.…

Cross References
Psalm 7:1
O LORD my God, I take refuge in You; save me and deliver me from all my pursuers,

Psalm 25:2
in You, my God, I trust. Do not let me be put to shame; do not let my enemies exult over me.

Psalm 25:3
Surely none who wait for You will be put to shame; but those who are faithless without cause will be disgraced.

Psalm 31:1
In You, O LORD, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame; save me by Your righteousness.


Treasury of Scripture

In you, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

do I

Psalm 22:5
They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.

Psalm 25:2,3
O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me…

Psalm 31:1-3
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness…

let me

Isaiah 45:17
But Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.

Jeremiah 17:18
Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

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Psalm 71
1. David, in confidence of faith, and experience of God's favor, prays both for himself,
10. and against the enemies of his soul
14. He promises constancy
17. He prays for perseverance
19. He praises God, and promises to do it cheerfully














(1-3) These verses are borrowed, with some verbal alterations, from Psalm 31:1-3, where see Note.

Verse 1. - In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust let me never be put to confusion; rather, as in Psalm 31:1, "let me never Be ashamed;" or, let me never be put to shame (Cheyne).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
In You,
בְּךָֽ־ (bə·ḵā-)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

O LORD,
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

I have taken refuge;
חָסִ֑יתִי (ḥā·sî·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2620: To flee for, protection, to confide in

let me never
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

be put to shame.
אֵב֥וֹשָׁה (’ê·ḇō·wō·šāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 954: To pale, to be ashamed, to be disappointed, delayed


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