70 To the choirmaster. Of David, ffor the memorial offering.
1 gMake haste, O God, to deliver me!
O Lord, make haste to help me!
who seek my life!
Let them be turned back and brought to dishonor
who delight in my hurt!
who say, “Aha, Aha!”
rejoice and be glad in you!
May those who love your salvation
say evermore, “God is great!”
hhasten to me, O God!
You are my help and my deliverer;
O Lord, do not delay!
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