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Psalm 90 NAS

BOOK 4

God's Eternity and Man's Transitoriness.

1 Lord, You have been our 1 dwelling place in all generations.

References for Psalms 90:1

    • a 90:1 - Or "hiding place;" some ancient mss read "place of refuge"
      2 Before 2the mountains were born Or You 3gave birth to the earth and the world, Even 4from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.

      References for Psalms 90:2

      3 You 5turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."

      References for Psalms 90:3

      4 For 6a thousand years in Your sight Are like 7yesterday * when it passes by, Or as a 8watch in the night.

      References for Psalms 90:4

      5 You 9have swept them away like a flood, they 10fall asleep; In the morning they are like 11grass which sprouts anew.

      References for Psalms 90:5

        • d 90:5 - Or "flooded"
        • e 90:5 - Lit "become asleep"
        • f 90:5 - Or "passes away"
          6 In the morning it 12flourishes and sprouts anew; Toward evening it 13fades and 14withers away.

          References for Psalms 90:6

            • g 90:6 - Or "passes away"
              7 For we have been 15consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

              References for Psalms 90:7

                • h 90:7 - Or "terrified"
                  8 You have 16placed our iniquities before You, Our 17secret sins in the light of Your presence.

                  References for Psalms 90:8

                  9 For 18all our days have declined in Your fury; We have finished our years like a sigh.

                  References for Psalms 90:9

                    • i 90:9 - Or "whisper"
                      10 As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years, Or if due to strength, 19eighty years, Yet their pride is but 20labor and sorrow; For soon it is gone and we 21fly away.

                      References for Psalms 90:10

                        • j 90:10 - Lit "years"
                        • k 90:10 - Lit "in them are"
                          11 Who understands the 22power of Your anger And Your fury, according to the 23fear that is due You?

                          References for Psalms 90:11

                              12 So 24teach us to number our days, That we may 25present to You a heart of wisdom.

                              References for Psalms 90:12

                                • n 90:12 - Or "gain, bring in"
                                  13 Do 26return, O LORD; 27how long * will it be? And be 28sorry for Your servants.

                                  References for Psalms 90:13

                                    • o 90:13 - Or "repent in regard to"
                                      14 O 29satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness, That we may 30sing for joy and be glad all our days.

                                      References for Psalms 90:14

                                      15 31Make us glad according to the days You have afflicted us, And the 32years we have seen evil.

                                      References for Psalms 90:15

                                        • p 90:15 - Or "as many days as"
                                        • q 90:15 - Or "trouble"
                                          16 Let Your 33work appear to Your servants And Your 34majesty to their children.

                                          References for Psalms 90:16

                                          17 Let the 35favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And 36confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.

                                          References for Psalms 90:17

                                            • s 90:17 - Or "give permanence to"
                                            • t 90:17 - Or "give permanence to"

                                              Study tools for Psalm 90

                                              • a 90:1 - Or "hiding place;" some ancient mss read "place of refuge"
                                              • b 90:2 - Or "And"
                                              • c 90:4 - Or "And"
                                              • d 90:5 - Or "flooded"
                                              • e 90:5 - Lit "become asleep"
                                              • f 90:5 - Or "passes away"
                                              • g 90:6 - Or "passes away"
                                              • h 90:7 - Or "terrified"
                                              • i 90:9 - Or "whisper"
                                              • j 90:10 - Lit "years"
                                              • k 90:10 - Lit "in them are"
                                              • l 90:11 - Or "knows"
                                              • m 90:11 - Lit "of You"
                                              • n 90:12 - Or "gain, bring in"
                                              • o 90:13 - Or "repent in regard to"
                                              • p 90:15 - Or "as many days as"
                                              • q 90:15 - Or "trouble"
                                              • r 90:16 - Or "upon"
                                              • s 90:17 - Or "give permanence to"
                                              • t 90:17 - Or "give permanence to"