A Prayer To God The Rock Of Refuge

1 In you, LORD, I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.

1 (A)In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge;Let me never be ashamed.

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

1 Lord, I seek refuge in You;let me never be disgraced.(A)

1 In you, LORD, I take refuge; let me never be humiliated.

2 Deliver me in your righteousness, and rescue me. Turn your ear to me, and save me.

2 (B)In Your righteousness deliver me and rescue me;(C)Incline Your ear to me and save me.

2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

2 In Your justice, rescue and deliver me;listen closely to me and save me.(B)

2 Rescue and deliver me, because you are righteous. Turn your ear to me and save me.

3 Be to me a rock of refuge to which I may always go. Give the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

3 (D)Be to me a rock of (E)habitation to which I may continually come;You have given (F)commandment to save me,For You are (G)my (a)rock and my fortress.

3 Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

3 Be a rock of refuge for me,where I can always go.Give the command to save me,for You are my rock and fortress.(C)

3 Be my sheltering refuge where I may go continuously; command my deliverance for you are my rock and fortress.

4 Rescue me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

4 (H)Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked,Out of the (b)grasp of the wrongdoer and ruthless man,

4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

4 Deliver me, my God, from the power of the wicked,from the grasp of the unjust and oppressive.(D)

4 My God, deliver me from the power of the wicked and the grasp of ruthless practicers of evil.

5 For you are my hope, Lord GOD; my confidence from my youth.

5 For You are my (I)hope;O Lord (c)God, You are my (J)confidence from my youth.

5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.

5 For You are my hope, Lord God,my confidence from my youth.(E)

5 For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my security since I was young.

6 I have relied on you from the womb. You are he who took me out of my mother's womb. I will always praise you.

6 (d)By You I have been (K)sustained from my birth;You are He who (L)took me from my mother’s womb;My (M)praise is continually (e)of You.

6 By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.

6 I have leaned on You from birth;You took me from my mother’s womb.(F)My praise is always about You.(G)

6 I depended on you since birth, when you brought me from my mother's womb; I praise you continuously.

7 I am a marvel to many, but you are my strong refuge.

7 I have become a (N)marvel to many,For You are (O)my strong refuge.

7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.

7 I have become an ominous sign to many,but You are my strong refuge.(H)

7 I have become an example to many that you are my strong refuge.

8 My mouth shall be filled with your praise, with your honor all the day.

8 My (P)mouth is filled with Your praiseAnd with (Q)Your glory all day long.

8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.

8 My mouth is full of praiseand honor to You all day long.(I)

8 My mouth is filled with your praise and your splendor daily.

9 Do not reject me in my old age. Do not forsake me when my strength fails.

9 Do not cast me off in the (R)time of old age;Do not forsake me when my strength fails.

9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

9 Don’t discard me in my old age;as my strength fails, do not abandon me.(J)

9 Don't throw me away when I am old; do not abandon me when my strength fails.

10 For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,

10 For my enemies have spoken (f)against me;And those who (S)watch for my (g)life (T)have consulted together,

10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

10 For my enemies talk about me,and those who spy on me plot together,(K)

10 For my enemies talk against me; those who seek to kill me plot together

11 saying, "God has forsaken him. Pursue and take him, for no one will rescue him."

11 Saying, “(U)God has forsaken him;Pursue and seize him, for there is (V)no one to deliver.”

11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.

11 saying, “God has abandoned him;chase him and catch him,for there is no one to rescue him.”(L)

11 and say, "God has abandoned him. Run after him and seize him, because there's no deliverer."

12 God, do not be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.

12 O God, (W)do not be far from me;O my God, (X)hasten to my help!

12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

12 God, do not be far from me;my God, hurry to help me.(M)

12 God, do not be distant from me. My God, come quickly to help me.

13 Let my accusers be disappointed and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.

13 Let those who are adversaries of my soul be (Y)ashamed and consumed;Let them be (Z)covered with reproach and dishonor, who (AA)seek (h)to injure me.

13 Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

13 May my adversaries be disgraced and destroyed;may those who seek my harmbe covered with disgrace and humiliation.(N)

13 Let my adversaries be ashamed and consumed; let those who seek my destruction be covered with scorn and disgrace.

14 But I will always hope, and will add to all of your praise.

14 But as for me, I will (AB)hope continually,And will (i)(AC)praise You yet more and more.

14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.

14 But I will hope continuallyand will praise You more and more.(O)

14 As for me, I will hope continuously and will praise you more and more.

15 My mouth will tell about your righteousness, and of your salvation all day, though I do not know its full measure.

15 My (AD)mouth shall tell of Your righteousnessAnd of (AE)Your salvation all day long;For I (AF)do not know the (j)sum of them.

15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

15 My mouth will tell about Your righteousnessand Your salvation all day long,though I cannot sum them up.(P)

15 I will declare your righteousness and your salvation every day, though I do not fully understand what the outcome will be.

16 I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord GOD. I will make mention of your righteousness, even of yours alone.

16 I will come (AG)with the mighty deeds of the Lord (k)God;I will (AH)make mention of Your righteousness, Yours alone.

16 I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

16 I come because of the mighty acts of the Lord God;I will proclaim Your righteousness, Yours alone.(Q)

16 Lord GOD, I will come in the power of your mighty acts, remembering your righteousness yours alone.

17 God, you have taught me from my youth. Until now, I have declared your wondrous works.

17 O God, You (AI)have taught me from my youth,And I still (AJ)declare Your wondrous deeds.

17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

17 God, You have taught me from my youth,and I still proclaim Your wonderful works.(R)

17 God, you taught me from my youth, so I am still declaring your awesome deeds.

18 Yes, even when I am old and gray-haired, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your strength to the next generation, your might to everyone who is to come.

18 And even when I am (AK)old and gray, O God, do not forsake me,Until I (AL)declare Your (l)strength to this generation,Your power to all who are to come.

18 Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

18 Even when I am old and gray,God, do not abandon me.(S)Then I will(a) proclaim Your powerto another generation,Your strength to all who are to come.(T)

18 Also, when I reach old age and have gray hair, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your power to this generation and your might to the next one.

19 Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; you have done great things. God, who is like you?

19 (m)For Your (AM)righteousness, O God, reaches to the (n)heavens,You who have (AN)done great things;O God, (AO)who is like You?

19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

19 Your righteousness reaches heaven, God,You who have done great things;God, who is like You?(U)

19 Your many righteous deeds, God, are great,

20 You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

20 You who have (AP)shown (o)me many troubles and distressesWill (AQ)revive (p)me again,And will bring (q)me up again (AR)from the depths of the earth.

20 Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

20 You caused me to experiencemany troubles and misfortunes,(V)but You will revive me again.(W)You will bring me up again,even from the depths of the earth.(X)

20 God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.

21 Increase my honor, and comfort me again.

21 May You increase my (AS)greatnessAnd turn to (AT)comfort me.

21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.

21 You will increase my honorand comfort me once again.(Y)

21 You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.

22 I will also praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I sing praises to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.

22 I will also praise You with (r)(AU)a harp,Even Your (s)truth, O my God;To You I will sing praises with the (AV)lyre,O (AW)Holy One of Israel.

22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.

22 Therefore, I will praise You with a harpfor Your faithfulness, my God;I will sing to You with a lyre,Holy One of Israel.(Z)

22 I also will praise you with the harp; because of your faithfulness, my God, I will praise you with the lyre Holy One of Israel.

23 My lips shall shout for joy. My soul, which you have redeemed, sings praises to you.

23 My lips will (AX)shout for joy when I sing praises to You;And my (AY)soul, which You have redeemed.

23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

23 My lips will shout for joywhen I sing praise to Youbecause You have redeemed me.(AA)

23 My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you, whose life you have redeemed.

24 My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, for they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me.

24 My (AZ)tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long;For they are (BA)ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek (t)my hurt.

24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

24 Therefore, my tongue will proclaimYour righteousness all day long,for those who seek my harmwill be disgraced and confounded.(AB)

24 Moreover, my tongue will speak all day about your justice; for those who seek my destruction will be utterly humiliated. Solomonic

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