Psalms 90 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 90


Psalms 90:1

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.

Psalms 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

Psalms 90:3

Thou turnest man to destruction, And sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Psalms 90:4

For a thousand years in thy sight Are but as yesterday when it is past, And as a watch in the night.

Psalms 90:5

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

Psalms 90:6

In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; In the evening it is cut down, and withereth.

Psalms 90:7

For we are consumed in thine anger, And in thy wrath are we troubled.

Psalms 90:8

Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, Our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.

Psalms 90:9

For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.

Psalms 90:10

The days of our years are threescore years and ten, Or even by reason of strength fourscore years; Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow; For it is soon gone, and we fly away.

Psalms 90:11

Who knoweth the power of thine anger, And thy wrath according to the fear that is due unto thee?

Psalms 90:12

So teach us to number our days, That we may get us a heart of wisdom.

Psalms 90:13

Return, O Jehovah; How long? And let it repent thee concerning thy servants.

Psalms 90:14

Oh satisfy us in the morning with thy lovingkindness, That we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

Psalms 90:15

Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, And the years wherein we have seen evil.

Psalms 90:16

Let thy work appear unto thy servants, And thy glory upon their children.

Psalms 90:17

And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And establish thou the work of our hands upon us; Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

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