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Psalm 70:1-3 New Century Version (NCV)

A Cry for God to Help Quickly

For the director of music. A psalm of David. To help people remember.

70 God, come quickly and save me.
    Lord, hurry to help me.
Let those who are trying to kill me
    be ashamed and disgraced.
Let those who want to hurt me
    run away in disgrace.
Let those who make fun of me
    stop because of their shame.

New Century Version (NCV)

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Psalm 70:1-3 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 70[a]

For the director of music. Of David. A petition.

Hasten, O God, to save me;
    come quickly, Lord, to help me.

May those who want to take my life
    be put to shame and confusion;
may all who desire my ruin
    be turned back in disgrace.
May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!”
    turn back because of their shame.


  1. Psalm 70:1 In Hebrew texts 70:1-5 is numbered 70:2-6.
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