Psalms 71:5

5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.

Psalms 71:5 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 71:5

For thou [art] my hope, O Lord God
The object, ground, and foundation of it, even of present deliverance, and of future and eternal salvation;

[thou art] my trust from my youth;
in whom he trusted in his youthful days, of which there is an eminent instance in ( 1 Samuel 17:33-45 ) .

Psalms 71:5 In-Context

3 Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.
4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
6 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.
7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.