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Psalm 70

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David solicits God to the speedy destruction of the wicked, and preservation of the godly.

For the Chief Musician. By David. A reminder.

70:1 Hurry, God, to deliver me.
Come quickly to help me, Yahweh.

70:2 Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul.
Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

70:3 Let them be turned because of their shame
Who say,

“Aha! Aha!”

70:4 Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you.
Let those who love your salvation continually say,

“Let God be exalted!”

70:5 But I am poor and needy.
Come to me quickly, God.
You are my help and my deliverer.
Yahweh, don’t delay.

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