Psalm 70*

A. 1  Make haste, O God, to deliver me;
make haste to help me
, O Yahweh.

B. 2  Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
3  Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.

B’. 4  Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee:
and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

A’.  5  But I am poor and needy:
make haste unto me, O God:
thou art my help and my deliverer;
O Yahweh, make no tarrying.

One thought on “Psalm 70*”

  1. M D Futato in Interpreting the Psalms, Kregel, Grand Rapids, 2007
    has the same pattern, pointing out that B refers to curses on the wicked and B’ to blessings on the righteous.

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