SOTD Psalm 90
From Everlasting to Everlasting
A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.
1Lord, you have been our dwelling place
in all generations.
2 Before the mountains were brought forth,
or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
from everlasting to everlasting you are God.
3You return man to dust
and say, “Return, O children of man!”
4For a thousand years in your sight
are but as yesterday when it is past,
or as a watch in the night.
5You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream,
like grass that is renewed in the morning:
6in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
in the evening it fades and withers.
7For we are brought to an end by your anger;
by your wrath we are dismayed.
8You have set our iniquities before you,
our secret sins in the light of your presence.
9For all our days pass away under your wrath;
we bring our years to an end like a sigh.
10The years of our life are seventy,
or even by reason of strength eighty;
yet their span is but toil and trouble;
they are soon gone, and we fly away.
11Who considers the power of your anger,
and your wrath according to the fear of you?
12 So teach us to number our days
that we may get a heart of wisdom.
13 Return, O LORD! How long?
Have pity on your servants!
14Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us,
and for as many years as we have seen evil.
16Let your work be shown to your servants,
and your glorious power to their children.
17Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
and establish the work of our hands upon us;
yes, establish the work of our hands!
- Psalm 90:1 Some Hebrew manuscripts (compare Septuagint) our refuge
- Psalm 90:3 Or of Adam
- Psalm 90:10 Or pride
- Psalm 90:17 Or beauty
- Psalm 90:1 : Psalm 17, title; 55:1
- Psalm 90:1 : Deut 33:1; Josh 14:6; Ezra 3:2
- Psalm 90:1 : Psalm 71:3
- Psalm 90:2 : Prov 8:25
- Psalm 90:2 : Deut 33:15; Job 15:7
- Psalm 90:2 : Job 36:26
- Psalm 90:3 : Gen 3:19
- Psalm 90:3 : Eccles 12:7
- Psalm 90:4 : 2 Pet 3:8
- Psalm 90:4 : Psalm 39:5
- Psalm 90:4 : Exodus 14:24; Judg 7:19
- Psalm 90:5 : Psalm 58:9
- Psalm 90:5 : Job 20:8
- Psalm 90:5 : Psalm 37:2; 103:15; 2 Kgs 19:26; Isa 40:6-8; 1 Pet 1:24
- Psalm 90:6 : Job 4:20
- Psalm 90:6 : Job 14:2; Psalm 92:7
- Psalm 90:6 : James 1:11
- Psalm 90:8 : Jer 16:17; Heb 4:13
- Psalm 90:8 : Psalm 19:12
- Psalm 90:12 : Psalm 39:4
- Psalm 90:13 : Psalm 6:4
- Psalm 90:13 : Psalm 74:9, 10
- Psalm 90:13 : Psalm 106:45; 135:14; Exodus 32:12; Deut 32:36; Judg 2:18; Jonah 3:10; Gen 6:6
- Psalm 90:14 : Psalm 46:5
- Psalm 90:14 : Psalm 85:6
- Psalm 90:15 : Deut 8:2
- Psalm 90:16 : Psalm 77:12; 92:4; 95:9; Deut 32:4; Hab 3:2
- Psalm 90:17 : Psalm 27:4
- Psalm 90:17 : Psalm 128:2; Isa 26:12