BOOK IV

Psalms 90–106

A prayer of Moses the man of God.

1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.
2 Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.
3 You turn people back to dust, saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”
References for Psalms 90:3
4 A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night.
References for Psalms 90:4
5 Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death— they are like the new grass of the morning:
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6 In the morning it springs up new, but by evening it is dry and withered.
References for Psalms 90:6
7 We are consumed by your anger and terrified by your indignation.