Psalms 71:9

Overview - Psalms 71
David, in confidence of faith, and experience of God's favour, prays both for himself, and against the enemies of his soul.
14 He promises constancy.
17 He prays for perseverance.
19 He praises God, and promises to do it cheerfully.
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Psalms 71:9  (King James Version)
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

18 ; 92:13-15 Isaiah 46:4 ; 2 Timothy 1:12 ; 4:18

old age
This determines the period when this Psalm was composed; for it was in David's old age that the rebellion of Absalom took place.

73:26 90:10 2 Samuel 19:35 ; 21:15-17 Ecclesiastes 12:1-7