December 09, 2002 Copyright © by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
- 1 For the leader; of David. For remembrance.
- Graciously rescue me, God! Come quickly to help me, LORD!
- Confound and put to shame those who seek my life. Turn back in disgrace those who desire my ruin.
- Let those who say "Aha!" turn back in their shame.
- But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. May those who long for your help always say, "God be glorified!"
- Here I am, afflicted and poor. God, come quickly! You are my help and deliverer. LORD, do not delay!
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1 [Psalm 70] A lament of a poor and afflicted person (Psalm 70:6) who has no resource except God, and who cries out to be saved from the enemy. The psalm is almost identical to Psalm 40:14-17.
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