Psalm 90 DBY

1 {A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.} Lord, *thou* hast been our dwelling-place in all generations.
2 Before the mountains were brought forth, a and thou hadst formed b the earth and the world, c even from eternity to eternity thou art God.

References for Psalms 90:2

    • ʔ 90:2 - Or 'given birth to,' same in Hebrew as 'begot' in Deut. 32.18.
    • ʕ 90:2 - Or 'brought forth,' as Deut. 32.18; Prov. 8.24,25.
    • ʖ 90:2 - See 1Sam. 2.8.
      3 Thou makest [mortal] man to return to dust, d and sayest, Return, children of men.

      References for Psalms 90:3

        • ʗ 90:3 - Lit. 'to crumbling.'
          4 For a thousand years, in thy sight, are as yesterday when it is past, and [as] a watch in the night.
          5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are [as] a sleep: in the morning they are like grass [that] groweth up:
          6 In the morning it flourisheth and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down and withereth.
          7 For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy fury are we troubled.
          8 Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret [sins] in the light of thy countenance.
          9 For all our days pass away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a [passing] thought. e

          References for Psalms 90:9

            • ʘ 90:9 - Or 'sigh.'
              10 The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if, by reason of strength, they be fourscore years, yet their pride is labour and vanity, f for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

              References for Psalms 90:10

                • ʙ 90:10 - These words are rendered 'mischief and iniquity,' when presented actively: see Job 4.8; Ps. 55.1O.
                  11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? and thy wrath according to the fear of thee?
                  12 So teach [us] to number our days, that we may acquire a wise heart.
                  13 Return, Jehovah: how long? and let it repent thee g concerning thy servants.

                  References for Psalms 90:13

                    • ʚ 90:13 - Or 'and be merciful to.'
                      14 Satisfy us early h with thy loving-kindness; that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.

                      References for Psalms 90:14

                        • ʛ 90:14 - Or 'in the morning.'
                          15 Make us glad according to the days [wherein] thou hast afflicted us, according to the years [wherein] we have seen evil.
                          16 Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy majesty unto i their sons.

                          References for Psalms 90:16

                              17 And let the beauty j of Jehovah our God be upon us; and establish thou the work of our hands upon us: yea, the work of our hands, establish thou it.

                              References for Psalms 90:17

                                • ʝ 90:17 - See Ps. 27.4.