Compare Translations for Psalm 71:6

Psalm 71:6 ASV
By thee have I been holden up from the womb; Thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: My praise shall be continually of thee.
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Psalm 71:6 BBE
You have been my support from the day of my birth; you took me out of my mother's body; my praise will be ever of you.
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Psalm 71:6 CEB
I've depended on you from birth— you cut the cord when I came from my mother's womb. My praise is always about you.
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Psalm 71:6 CJB
From birth I have relied on you; it was you who took me from my mother's womb.
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Psalm 71:6 RHE
(70-6) By thee have I been confirmed from the womb: from my mother’s womb thou art my protector. Of thee I shall continually sing:
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Psalm 71:6 ESV
Upon you I have leaned from before my birth; you are he who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of you.
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Psalm 71:6 GW
I depended on you before I was born. You took me from my mother's womb. My songs of praise constantly speak about you.
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Psalm 71:6 GNT
I have relied on you all my life; you have protected me since the day I was born. I will always praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 HNV
I have relied on you from the womb. You are he who took me out of my mother's womb. I will always praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 CSB
I have leaned on You from birth; You took me from my mother's womb. My praise is always about You.
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Psalm 71:6 KJV
By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.
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Psalm 71:6 LEB
Upon you I have leaned {from birth}. [It was] you who {took} me from the womb of my mother. My praise [is] of you continually.
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Psalm 71:6 NAS
By You I have been sustained from my birth; You are He who took me from my mother's womb; My praise is continually of You.
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Psalm 71:6 NCV
I have depended on you since I was born; you helped me even on the day of my birth. I will always praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 NIRV
From the time I was born I have depended on you. You brought me out of my mother's body. I will praise you forever.
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Psalm 71:6 NIV
From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 NKJV
By You I have been upheld from birth; You are He who took me out of my mother's womb. My praise shall be continually of You.
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Psalm 71:6 NLT
Yes, you have been with me from birth; from my mother's womb you have cared for me. No wonder I am always praising you!
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Psalm 71:6 NRS
Upon you I have leaned from my birth; it was you who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of you.
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Psalm 71:6 RSV
Upon thee I have leaned from my birth; thou art he who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of thee.
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Psalm 71:6 DBY
On thee have I been stayed from the womb; from the bowels of my mother thou didst draw me forth: my praise shall be continually of thee.
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Psalm 71:6 MSG
I've hung on you from the day of my birth, the day you took me from the cradle; I'll never run out of praise.
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Psalm 71:6 WBT
By thee have I been sustained from my birth: thou art he that brought me into life: my praise [shall be] continually of thee.
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Psalm 71:6 TMB
By Thee have I been held from the womb; Thou art He that took me out of my mother's womb. My praise shall be continually of Thee.
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Psalm 71:6 TNIV
From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 WEB
I have relied on you from the womb. You are he who took me out of my mother's womb. I will always praise you.
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Psalm 71:6 WYC
In thee I am confirmed, that is, defended, from the womb; thou art my defender from the womb of my mother. My singing is ever[more] in thee (My praises shall be to thee forevermore);
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Psalm 71:6 YLT
By Thee I have been supported from the womb, From my mother's bowels Thou dost cut me out, In Thee [is] my praise continually.
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Psalms 71 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 71

Prayers that God would deliver and save. (1-13) Believing praises. (14-24)

Verses 1-13 David prays that he might never be made ashamed of dependence upon God. With this petition every true believer may come boldly to the throne of grace. The gracious care of Divine providence in our birth and infancy, should engage us to early piety. He that was our Help from our birth, ought to be our Hope from our youth. Let none expect ease or comfort from the world. Those who love the Lord, often are hated and persecuted; men wondered at for their principles and conduct; but the Lord has been their strong refuge. The faithful servants of God may be assured that he will not cast them off in old age, nor forsake them when their strength fails.

Verses 14-24 The psalmist declares that the righteousness of Christ, and the great salvation obtained thereby, shall be the chosen subject of his discourse. Not on a sabbath only, but on every day of the week, of the year, of his life. Not merely at stated returns of solemn devotion, but on every occasion, all the day long. Why will he always dwell on this? Because he knew not the numbers thereof. It is impossible to measure the value or the fulness of these blessings. The righteousness is unspeakable, the salvation everlasting. God will not cast off his grey-headed servants when no longer capable of labouring as they have done. The Lord often strengthens his people in their souls, when nature is sinking into decay. And it is a debt which the old disciples of Christ owe to succeeding generations, to leave behind them a solemn testimony to the advantage of religion, and the truth of God's promises; and especially to the everlasting righteousness of the Redeemer. Assured of deliverance and victory, let us spend our days, while waiting the approach of death, in praising the Holy One of Israel with all our powers. And while speaking of his righteousness, and singing his praises, we shall rise above fears and infirmities, and have earnests of the joys of heaven. The work of redemption ought, above all God's works, to be spoken of by us in our praises. The Lamb that was slain, and has redeemed us to God, is worthy of all blessing and praise.

Psalms 71 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 71

Psalms 71:1-24 . The Psalmist, probably in old age, appeals to God for help from his enemies, pleading his past favors, and stating his present need; and, in confidence of a hearing, he promises his grateful thanks and praise.

1-3. (Compare Psalms 30:1-3 ).

3. given commandment--literally, "ordained," as in Psalms 44:4 , 68:28 .
rock . . . fortress--( Psalms 18:2 ).

4, 5. cruel man--corrupt and ill-natured--literally, "sour."

5. trust--place of trust.

6-9. His history from early infancy illustrated God's care, and his wonderful deliverances were at once occasions of praise and ground of confidence for the future.
my praise . . . of thee--literally, "in" or "by Thee" ( Psalms 22:25 ).

10, 11. The craft and malicious taunts of his enemies now led him to call for aid (compare the terms used, 2 Samuel 17:12 , Psalms 3:2 , 7:2 ).

12. (Compare Psalms 22:19 , 40:4 ).

13. (Compare Psalms 35:4 , 40:14 ).

14-16. The ruin of his enemies, as illustrating God's faithfulness, is his deliverance, and a reason for future confidence.

15. for I know . . . thereof--innumerable, as he had not time to count them.

16. in the strength--or, relying on it.
thy righteousness--or, faithful performance of promises to the pious ( Psalms 7:17 , 31:1 ).

17-21. Past experience again encourages.
taught me, &c.--by providential dealings.

19. is very high--distinguished ( Psalms 36:5 , Isaiah 55:9 ).

20. depths of the earth--debased, low condition.

21. increase, &c.--that is, the great things done for me ( Psalms 71:19 ; compare Psalms 40:5 ).

22-24. To the occasion of praise he now adds the promise to render it.
will . . . praise--literally, "will thank."
even thy truth--as to Thy truth or faithfulness.